War In Iraq | By various on: Feb. 20, 2008
Three U.S. soldiers killed in Baghdad-army
Baghdad - Voices of Iraq
Wednesday , 20 /02 /2008 Time 10:13:19
Baghdad, Feb 20, (VOI)- The U.S. army said on Wednesday three service members were killed when their patrol vehicle was struck with a roadside bomb in northwestern Baghdad.
“Three Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers were killed at approximately 10:30 p.m. Feb. 19 when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in northwestern Baghdad,” the U.S. army said in a statement received by Aswat al-Iraq- Voices of Iraq- (VOI).
The press release gave no further details.
The deaths bring the number of the U.S. troops killed in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003 to 3,966, according to statistics released by the U.S. army.
Of this number, 20 U.S. soldiers have been killed so far in February 2008.
November 2004, which witnessed fierce battles between U.S. forces and armed groups in Falluja city, Anbar province, remains the month that saw the highest U.S. death toll with 137.
April 2004 comes second with 135, followed by May 2007 during which 126 U.S. soldiers were killed.