Friday, August 24, 2007

US suffers 34 casualities in Iraq in one day

Kuwait News Agency, August 23, 2007

BAGHDAD, Aug 23 (KUNA) -- A US soldier was killed and four were injured in armed clashes west of Baghdad, bringing the total to 16 American soldiers killed and 18 injured yesterday, a Multi-National Force (MNF) statement said on Thursday.

In a statement, the MNF said a US soldier was killed and four were injured in the armed clashes.
Last night the US military confirmed the killing of 15 American soldiers when, 14 of whom died in a helicopter crash north of Iraq.

Eleven US soldiers were injured when two suicide car bomb attacks targeted a coalition post north of Baghdad.

Since the start of war in 2003, 3,723 US soldiers were killed, 65 of whom died this month.

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