Four US troops slain in Baghdad

October 23rd, 2006  
Team Infidel

Topic: Four US troops slain in Baghdad

Media: AFP
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Date: 23 October 2006


BAGHDAD, Oct 23, 2006 (AFP) - Four more US soldiers have been killed in
separate incidents in Baghdad, their headquarters said Monday, as October
remained on course to be the worst month for American casualties since

All four were killed Sunday, three in gun attacks and one by a roadside
booby-trap, the US military said in a series of statements.

The deaths followed five on the previous day elsewhere around Iraq and
brought to 84 the number of US troops killed in the first three weeks of

If the toll continues to mount at the same rate until the end of October it
will become the bloodiest mobth for US forces in Iraq since November 2004,
when they fought a fierce street battle in the western town of Fallujah.

The latest casualties bring the number of US forces killed since the March
2003 invasion to 2,790, according to an AFP count based on Pentagon

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