Thursday, August 04, 2005

CNN.com - Three more U.S. troops killed in Iraq - Aug 4, 2005

CNN.com - Three more U.S. troops killed in Iraq - Aug 4, 2005: "The attack took place around 7:45 p.m. (11:45 a.m. EDT). The soldiers were members of Task Force Baghdad, part of the 3rd Infantry Division.

The latest deaths bring to 24 the number of U.S. forces killed in Iraq this week.

Fourteen Marines were killed in a roadside bombing near Haditha in western Iraq earlier in the day.

On Monday, six Marine sniper team members died in a firefight near the same city. On that same day, another Marine was killed in Hit, also in Anbar province where Haditha is located.(Casualties identified)

Since the start of the war, 1,824 U.S. forces have died in Iraq."

Nation building is hard!

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