Two more US soldiers killed in Iraq

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The Independent Online

Two American soldiers were killed today in separate attacks in Iraq, the US military reported.

In one incident, a soldier was killed and three were wounded in a roadside bombing in Fallujah, 30 mile west of Baghdad. The dead soldier was from the 3rd Armoured Cavalry Regiment.

The second death came in an attack on a military convoy in Baghdad. The dead soldier was from the 205th Military Intelligence Brigade. No other details were given.

The deaths brought to 281 the number of soldiers killed since the war began on 20 March. Since President George Bush declared major combat over on 1 May, 143 American soldiers have died.