First Published: 2006-07-03

 
Two US soldiers killed in Iraq
 

US marine killed in clashes with insurgents in Al-Anbar province, roadside bomb kills soldier north of Baghdad.

 

Middle East Online

The battle in Al-Anbar continues

BAGHDAD - A US marine was killed on Monday in clashes with insurgents in the western Al-Anbar province, while a soldier was killed a day earlier by a roadside bomb north of the capital, the military said.

"A marine assigned to Regimental Combat Team 5 died due to enemy action while operating in Al-Anbar province today," the military said.

The vast province remains an active battleground despite multiple US-led operations in the area since 2004.

A US soldier assigned to the force responsible for Baghdad and surrounding areas was killed Sunday when his vehicle hit a roadside bomb during a patrol north of the capital, the military said in another statement.

The latest fatalities brought the US military death toll in Iraq since the 2003 invasion to 2,529, according to an AFP count based on Pentagon figures.

 

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