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U.S. Soldier Killed in Bombing in Northern Iraq

General Predicts Attacks Will Escalate; Public Urged to Help in Hunt for Hussein. Iraqi insurgents detonated a roadside bomb as a U.S. military patrol was passing through the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Sunday, killing one soldier and wounding two others, U.S. military officials said. The midday strike, which demolished a Humvee in the heart of the city, came as the top U.S. commander in Iraq predicted that attacks would escalate in the coming months. Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez told reporters he expected guerrillas to step up attacks ahead of the planned handover of power from the U.S. occupation authorities to a transitional Iraqi government. That transfer was set for June 30 under an accelerated schedule that U.S. officials and Iraqi leaders worked out last month. Full Story

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