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Monday
Oct172011

US Service Member Dies in Iraq; First Death in October

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(BAGHDAD) -- The United States military on Monday announced the first death of an American service member in Iraq during the month of October.

"A U.S. service member died Monday in a non-hostile incident in southern Iraq," U.S. Central Command said. "The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin and release by the Department of Defense."

The military says an investigation into the service member's death is underway.

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