Two U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq 2009-06-06 16:26:26   Print

    BAGHDAD, June 6 (Xinhua) -- Two U.S. soldiers were killed in separate incidents in Iraq, the U.S. military said on Saturday.

    A soldier died late on Thursday from wounds received during a grenade attack on his patrol in the volatile province of Diyala in northeast Baghdad, a military statement said.

    In a separate incident, a marine assigned to Multi-National Force - West died as the result of a non-combat related incident on Friday, another statement said without saying where exactly the incident took place.

    About 4,311 U.S. soldiers have been killed in Iraq since the outbreak of Iraq war in March 2003, according to media count based on Pentagon figures.

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Editor: Wang Guanqun
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