2 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded outside of Tikrit

March 18, 2006 08:21

Two US soldiers were killed and another wounded in indirect fire on a base northwest of Tikrit, the US military said Saturday. The attack on Contingency Operating Base Speicher, northwest of Saddam Hussein's ancestral home town, happened Thursday, the military said in a statement. The names of the soldiers, from the 101st Airborne Division's Task Force Band of Brothers, were withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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