Roadside bombs killed an American soldier and two Iraqis in separate incidents Thursday north of Baghdad, and an American paratrooper was wounded in a fifth straight day of attacks in a Sunni Muslim city west of the capital. Two other soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division, which has borne the brunt of recent attacks, were wounded in the bombing near Baqouba, 40 miles northeast of Baghdad, the U.S. command said. The death brings to 105 the number of American soldiers killed by hostile fire since President Bush declared an end to major combat May 1. The two Iraqi guards were killed in a bombing near an oil pipeline 150 miles north of the capital, U.S. officials said. Ten other members of the Iraqi Civil Defense Force were wounded by the blast. Full Story
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