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'According to the Army and Marine Corps, at least 12 service members have died in Iraq as a result of electrocution since 2003,' Waxman said in a letter to SecDef Robert Gates asking for information on contracts. In Oct 2004, the Army issued a safety publication noting that five soldiers died from electrocution in 2004. The service warned that improper grounding of electrical wires is 'a factor in nearly every electrocution.'
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