US Marine Staff Sgt Louis F. Cardin killed by ISIS rocket in N. Iraqi

The Pentagon Sunday named the US Marine killed by ISIS rocket in northern Iraq Saturday as Staff Sgt. Louis F. Cardin, of Temecula, Southern California, making him the first US combat casualty of ISIS attack in Iraq. He died of wounds suffered when his unit was hit by rocket fire. The incident is under investigation. The rockets were fired at a recently established base near Makhmour, on the outskirts of the Kurdistan region and about 100 km from Mosul which has been under Islamist occupation since June 2014.

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