Five US troops killed in Iraq as more polling stations attacked
Five US troops killed in separate attacks Friday in Baghdad as more polling stations destroyed across Iraq.
A roadside bomb killed one of the soldiers and injured three others in southern Baghdad around 2 p.m. According to The AP, the other soldier was shot dead about 15 minutes later in the city's north, the military said in a statement.
Also, an Iraqi hurled a hand grenade at an American patrol in the capital, injuring another soldier.
Elsewhere, an Iraqi soldier and a policeman were killed in separate attacks in Samarra and Kirkuk. Attackers hit designated polling centers in at least six major cities across the country.
Meanwhile, the bodies of six Iraqi soldiers were found in the western city of Ramadi, where two more people were killed and eight wounded in fighting between Iraqi forces and resistance fighters.