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16 in military died of electrocutions

July 26, 2008

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Sixteen American service members have died of accidental electrocutions in Iraq, the Defense Department said yesterday, more than the military had previously disclosed. Most of the 11 soldiers and five Marines died during their work, including making accidental contact with power lines or accidents while performing maintenance on electrical systems, the Pentagon said. But two died in their living facilities, ... (Full article: 378 words)

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