Three U.S. soldiers, Iraqi interpreter killed, five injured in bomb attacks

Published October 7th, 2003 - 02:00 GMT

Two U.S. soldiers and an Iraqi interpreter were killed Tuesday afternoon in an explosion south of Baghdad. 


Late Monday, a U.S. soldier was killed and one injured in a bomb attack near the town of Ramadi, located some 110 kilometers west of the capital Baghdad, a military spokesperson said. 


"A soldier from the 3rd Armoured Cavalry Regiment was killed and one was wounded in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack at 9:50 pm (1850 GMT)," the spokesperson said, requesting anonymity. 


Elsewhere, south of Baghdad, a soldier from the 1st Armoured Division was wounded in a bomb attack at 8:00 pm (1700 GMT) Monday, said Lieutenant Colonel George Krivo. 


Three soldiers were also slightly wounded by a bomb explosion as they patrolled Tikrit, Saddam's ancestral home town, some 180 kilometers north of the capital, said Major Jossyln Aberle of the 4th Infantry Division. (

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