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06/22/04 Daily Telegraph: Women translators shot dead
GUNMEN shot dead two Iraqi women working as translators for British forces in Basra, Iraqi officials said.

06/22/04 Daily Telegraph: Women translators shot dead
GUNMEN shot dead two Iraqi women working as translators for British forces in Basra, Iraqi officials said.

06/22/04 DOD: Two Marine Dead From 21st Are Identified
Lance Cpl. Deshon E. Otey, 24, of Hardin, Ky. and Cpl. Tommy L. Parker Jr., 21, of Cleburne, Ark. ... died June 21 from hostile fire in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

06/22/04 DOD: Mortar Attack Death From 21st is Identified
Staff Sgt. Gregory V. Pennington, 36, of Glade Spring, Va., died June 21 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his camp came under mortar attack.

06/22/04 CENTCOM: 2 US Soldiers Confirmed Dead Today
Two Task Force Danger Soldiers were killed and one was wounded when their convoy was attacked by small arms fire near Balad around 12:45 p.m. June 22.

06/22/04 AP: Witnesses report large explosions in Fallujah
Witnesses said large explosions rocked Fallujah late Tuesday in the same area as a U.S. airstrike last weekend.

06/22/04 Aljazeera: Five killed in Iraq explosions
Five Iraqis have been killed in another day of violence in Iraq.

06/22/04 BakuToday: 2 Ukrainians in Abu Ghraib Prison Were Tortured
Two Ukrainian merchant sailors who were imprisoned last year in Iraq say they were tortured at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison.

06/22/04 News11: Georgia Soldier Ambushed, Killed
A Marine from Dalton, Ga. was killed in Iraq on Monday, according to a television news report. Juan Lopez, 22, was one of four Marines killed in an ambush in Ramadi.

06/22/04 DOD: Marine Who Died on 21st is Identified
Lance Cpl. Pedro Contreras, 27, of Harris, Texas, died June 21, from hostile fire in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

06/22/04 WAVY: American soldiers killed in attack north of capital
U-S military officials in Iraq report two American soldiers are dead in an ambush north of Baghdad.

06/22/04 AP: Houston-area Marine killed in Iraq on Monday
The Defense Department says 27-year-old Lance Corporal Pedro Contreras of Harris County died Monday from hostile fire in Al Anbar Province, west of Baghdad.

06/22/04 AP: Kidnappers behead S. Korean in Iraq
In Iraqi militant group has beheaded its South Korean hostage, Al-Jazeera television reported Tuesday.

06/22/04 AP: Saboteurs blast oil pipeline in Iraq
Saboteurs blasted a key oil pipeline transporting crude oil from the northern town of Beji to one of the countries largest oil refineries - another in a series of attacks targeting Iraq's infrastructure, authorities said Tuesday

06/22/04 NBC: 1st Battalion, 5th Marines to be Replaced in Iraq
Hundreds of Marines from Camp Pendleton's 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment will enter Iraq to replace the 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, another Camp Pendleton unit, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune.

06/22/04 Xinhuanet: 2 children killed in car bomb blast west of Baghdad
The explosion took place in al-Ameriya suburb west of Baghdad killing two children as their family car was passing near the area and their parents were also wounded in the attack, according to witnesses.

06/22/04 Novinite: Karbala Hit by Violence
A convoy of patrolling Bulgarian troops was attacked on Monday with an improvised gun machine in the outskirts of Karbala, Defense Ministry announced.

06/22/04 AP: One of Marine Deaths from 21st is Identified
Twenty-one-year-old T-J Parker of Heber Springs was among four U-S Marines killed yesterday in an ambush in Ramadi, 60 miles west of Bagdad.

06/22/04 AP: Witnesses: Blast rocks neighborhood
They say the blast rocked a neighborhood today, killing two people and injuring two others.

06/22/04 Reuters: Car Bomb Blast Kills Bodyguard of Iraqi Minister
A car bomb exploded in a Baghdad street Tuesday as a convoy of U.S. troops and Iraqi police drove past, killing two Iraqi bystanders, police said.

06/22/04 Kerkuk Boils; Many Dead
Among several tragic events yesterday in northern Iraq, Shiites attacked the governor's office in Kerkuk (Kirkuk); many people reportedly lost their lives in the attack.

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