US – U.S. Officials are confirming that two active service members were killed in Iraq last night while on a mission against ISIS.
Here is the official statement:
“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.”
We will update as more information becomes available.