A U.S. Marine died when his vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in western Iraq, the U.S. command announced today.
A statement said the Marine assigned to the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing was killed Saturday in a an explosion near Camp Taqaddum, 75 kilometers (45 miles) west of Baghdad. No other details were released.
The name of the victim was withheld pending notification of kin, the AP reports.
US President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al Qadimi signed an agreement on July 26 to formally end the USA's military presence in the country by the end of the year