Three US Soldiers Killed
In Blast Near Baghdad

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Three U.S. soldiers were killed and six wounded in a roadside bomb blast just north of the Iraqi capital on Friday, the U.S. military said.
The soldiers were on a foot patrol in the town of Tarmiya, 12 miles north of Baghdad, when the device detonated. The soldiers were from Task Force Baghdad, which is largely made up of 1st Cavalry Division troops.
No further details were provided.
At least 1,130 U.S. troops have been killed in action in Iraq since the invasion in March 2003.
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