Casualties: Two Ohio Soldiers Killed in Iraq

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Cleveland, OH (WOIO) - Two Ohio soldiers are among the latest casualties supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

The Department of Defense announced Thursday that three soldiers, two from Ohio and one from Nevada, died September 8th when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an explosive device.

The victims:

*Staff Sgt. Shannon M. Smith, 31, of Marion, OH
*Pfc. Zachary T. Myers, 21, of Delaware, OH

The soldiers, killed in Baji, Iraq, were assigned to the 545th Military Police Company, Arctic Military Police Battalion, U.S. Army, Alaska, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

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