American soldier killed in Iraq
The U.S. military said an American soldier has died of injuries sustained in a roadside bombing in eastern Baghdad. According to the AP, the military said the bomb hit the soldier's vehicle during a combat patrol in eastern Baghdad at approximately 6:15 p.m. Friday.
Saturday's announcement raises to two the number of U.S. troops killed in Iraq in May. At least 50 U.S. troops were killed in April.