During the last 2 days, Twelve U.S troops have been killed in Iraq in the fight against insurgents
in an operation.
5 U.S soldires, 4 cicvilians, an iraqi interpreter have been reportedly
killed, when a military jeep cruised a roadside bomb.
With the deaths, 3,538 U.S. military personnel have died
in the Iraq war — 68 of them in June.
Seven civilian contractors working for the military
also have been killed since the 2003 invasion.
Also Thursday, a rocket-propelled grenade struck a U.S.
military vehicle in northern Baghdad,
killing a soldier and wounding three others.
On Wednesday, a roadside bomb killed two troops southwest of Baghdad.
In addition, two Marines were killed in combat operations in
Iraq’s Anbar province on Wednesday.