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US Marine Killed in IS Rocket Attack in Northern Iraq

A U.S. Marine was killed Saturday after coming under rocket fire from Islamic State militants in Makhmour, Iraq. A Pentagon spokesman said several other Marines were wounded in the attack. An Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga soldier based in Makhmour told VOA that three Iraqi soldiers were also wounded in the incident. Makhmour, an area that the Peshmerga seized back from Islamic State in 2014, is expected to be one of the staging points for Iraqi and Peshmerga forces in the long-promised...

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