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Women troops hit in Iraq bombing

As many as 4 believed dead

Members of the Third Battalion, Fourth Marines, detained and blindfolded a man near Fallujah yesterday. When Marines conduct raids of Iraqi homes, women must be part of the force because they are needed to conduct searches of females.
Members of the Third Battalion, Fourth Marines, detained and blindfolded a man near Fallujah yesterday. When Marines conduct raids of Iraqi homes, women must be part of the force because they are needed to conduct searches of females. (Getty Images Photo / Chris Hondros) Getty Images Photo / Chris Hondros
By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / June 25, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- A bomb-laden vehicle ambushed a US Marine convoy near the Iraqi city of Fallujah, killing five Marines and a sailor, military officials said yesterday. Up to four women, including a female Marine from Rhode Island, were among the dead. (Full article: 1001 words)

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