Guerrillas blew apart a U.S. Humvee with a roadside bomb in the northern Iraq city of Mosul Sunday, killing one American soldier and wounding two in the latest deadly strike on occupying forces. They staged the ambush the day after Donald Rumsfeld, architect of the war to oust Saddam Hussein, visited Iraq for meetings with top commanders and said the U.S. mission was on the right path. Sergeant Kelly Tyler of the 101st Airborne Division told Reuters that explosives were detonated as a U.S. convoy drove past in Mosul, Iraq’s third-largest city. Police who rushed to the scene said the blast destroyed a Humvee in the three-vehicle convoy. “We heard an explosion and ran toward it. I saw four U.S. soldiers lying on the ground, with their Humvee destroyed,” policeman Hamid Saleh said. Full Story
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