Two U.S. soldiers die in Iraq 2008-11-14 15:27:43   Print

Special report: Tension escalates in Iraq

    BAGHDAD, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- Two American soldiers died in separate non-combat related incidents in Iraq, the U.S. military said on Friday.

    A soldier died as a result of non-combat related cause at around midday on Thursday in western Iraq, a military statement said.

    Another soldier died early in the same day in non-combat related incident in Baghdad, the military said in a separate statement.

    The names of the deceased soldiers are being withheld pending notification of next of kin, the statements added.

    About 4,197 U.S. soldiers have been killed in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003, according to media count based on Pentagon figures.

Editor: Zhang
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