Five US troops killed in Baghdad attacks

Sixth soldier died of non-combat related causes; death toll of US troops serving in Iraq rises to at least 3,398.

By
May 14, 2007 21:55
Five US troops killed in Baghdad attacks

iraq us troops 88. (photo credit: )

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

Five US troops were killed in separate attacks in Baghdad and surrounding areas on Monday, while another soldier died of non-combat related causes, the US military said. Two US soldiers on a foot patrol southeast of Baghdad were killed when they came under attack from gunfire, the military said. A third soldier, from the Multi-National Division-Baghdad, was killed when his patrol in northern Baghdad was hit by a bomb, the military said. Four others were wounded in that attack, the military said. In a third attack, an airman was killed and three others wounded when a bomb went off at 3:55 p.m. in southern Baghdad, the military said. A Marine assigned to Multi National Force-West also was killed while conducting combat operations in Anbar province, an insurgent stronghold west of Baghdad, according to a separate statement. Another US soldier died of non-battle-related causes about 5 a.m. Monday, the military said, providing no other details. The identities of the troops were not released pending notification of relatives. The deaths raised to at least 3,399 the members of the US military who have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Missiles and a portrait of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran, Iran
December 12, 2018
Will FATF pressure Iran in February post Israeli membership?

By YONAH JEREMY BOB