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.