"The Imam Ali Shrine, a Shiite holy site, was off-limits to US and Iraqi coalition forces, but that didn't stop insurgents from holing up there. Marines had to fight hand-to-hand to take out arms and fighters hiding in the surrounding Wada al-Salam cemetery."
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Tags: iraq, war, najaf, ied, firefight, death, cemetery, dead, death, soldier, marine, usmc, golden mosque, discovery, kill zone, killzone, combat zone, Wada al-Salam, mahdi, al-mahdi, Muqtada al-Sadr, muqtada, al-sadr, military
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