Two US military personnel were killed in Iraq on March 8 during an operation against ISIS terrorists in the country, the US military reported. US forces were assisting Iraqi Security Forces on a mission to eliminate an ISIS terrorist stronghold in a mountainous area of north central Iraq.
The text of the official release (source):
Two U.S. service members were killed by enemy forces while advising and accompanying Iraqi Security Forces during a mission to eliminate an ISIS terrorist stronghold in a mountainous area of north central Iraq, March 8. The names of the service members are withheld pending next of kin notification, in accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy.
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