Militants kill 2 US soldiers in Iraq: US military

The US military says two American soldiers have been killed by enemy forces during an attack in Iraq.

Baghdad: The US military says two American
soldiers have been killed by enemy forces during an attack in
Iraq.

In a statement released today, the military says the
soldiers were killed by indirect fire on their unit yesterday.
The statement did not say where the attack took place and gave
no further details.

The names of the deceased are being withheld pending
notification of next of kin. The death raises to at least
4,443 the number of US military personnel who have died in
Iraq since the war began in March 2003. That`s according to
a news agency count.

The US ended combat operations in Iraq in September
and will withdraw all troops from the country by the end of
the year. About 47,000 American troops remain.

PTI

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