U.S. soldier killed in bomb attack in northern Iraq
www.chinaview.cn 2009-10-20 18:21:35   Print

    BAGHDAD, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- A U.S. soldier was killed and two others injured in a roadside bomb explosion in northern Iraq, the U.S. military said on Tuesday.

    The attack took place on Monday in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh, a military statement said without providing further details.

    The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, it said.

    The latest death brings the number of U.S. soldiers who have been killed in Iraq to about 4,351, since the breakout of the U.S.-led war on Iraq in 2003, according to media account based on Pentagon figures.

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