A U.S. Marine was killed Thursday during fighting in Anbar province west of Baghdad, the U.S. military said yesterday. Following Marine policy, no details were released. Anbar includes the cities...

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BAGHDAD, Iraq — A U.S. Marine was killed Thursday during fighting in Anbar province west of Baghdad, the U.S. military said yesterday. Following Marine policy, no details were released.

Anbar includes the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi and other Sunni Muslim strongholds.

The death brought to at least 1,305 the number of U.S. service members who have died since the U.S. invasion of Iraq in March 2003. At least 1,022 died as a result of hostile action.

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