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US soldier killed in Iraq rocket attack; Iraqi shot by US troops

One US soldier was killed when his unit on patrol in Baghdad was attacked with a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG). US military spokesman Anthony Reinoso said the soldier from the 1st Armoured Division was fatally wounded in the attack at 1:10 am (2110 GMT Sunday). “He was evacuated to the 28th Combat Support Hospital and subsequently died,” Reinoso said Monday. He added that the name of the soldier had been withheld pending notification of his family. No further details were immediately available but the death came amid a report that an Iraqi civilian, Sami Hassan Saref, had died after being shot by US forces who were attempting to enter his house. Full Story

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