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U.S. Soldier Killed in Iraq Bomb Blast

A U.S. soldier died in a bomb blast north of Baghdad on Thursday amid warnings that attacks will likely increase with fewer than 100 days left before the coalition hands over sovereignty. A day earlier, a gunbattle with insurgents left one American soldier and three rebels dead. A 1st Infantry Division soldier died and two were wounded when a homemade bomb exploded near Baqouba, the military said. The soldiers went to the area after Iraqi security notified them that a homemade bomb had been found. The two injured soldiers were in stable condition. The gunbattle that killed one soldier occurred Wednesday near Taji, just north of the capital, said Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt, the U.S. military’s deputy director of operations. A U.S. soldier was also wounded. Full Story

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