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Two U.S. troops were killed in Iraq on Sunday, according to a Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve press release. 

The service members were killed by enemy forces, the release said, while “advising and accompanying Iraqi Security Forces during a mission to eliminate an ISIS terrorist stronghold in a mountainous area of north central Iraq.” 

Their identities are being withheld until their next of kin have been notified. 

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