A roadside bomb Thursday killed 10 Marines and wounded 11 others while they were on nighttime "foot patrol near Falluja," the Marine Corps said Friday.My condolences to their families and the Corps.
The bomb was "fashioned from several large artillery shells," the Marine Corps said.
The attack is one of the deadliest in recent months. In August a homemade bomb killed 14 Marines and a civilian interpreter just south of Haditha in western Iraq.
The Marines attacked Friday were from Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).
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