Two US service members ‘killed by enemy forces in Iraq’ during mission to ‘eliminate ISIS stronghold’ – The Sun

TWO US service members were killed by enemy forces in Iraq on Sunday.

They were accompanying Iraqi Security Forces during a mission to eliminate an ISIS stronghold, according to the Military Times.

A source told Marine Corps Times the Americans were Marine Raiders teaming with Iraqi special forces in a major operation against ISIS.

The names of those who lost their lives are being withheld.

The incident took place in a mountainous area of north central Iraq.

The US maintains about 5,200 troops in Iraq on a mission to assist and provide training to Iraqi security forces in the fight against ISIS.

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