Iraq: US soldier killed, 11 wounded
One US soldier died and another 11 were hurt when two road bombs went off near their vehicles in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk, the military said Saturday. The attack took place during combat operations on Friday, AFP reported.
Meanwhile, a suicide bomber blew himself up near an Iraqi police and army checkpoint in western Baghdad on Saturday, killing four people and injuring six, police said. According to Reuters, police said one of those killed in the attack in the Ghazaliya district was an Iraqi soldier.