US military: Soldier dies in northern Iraq

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February 7, 2009 09:35

The US military said an American soldier has died of a noncombat-related injury near the northern Iraqi city of Balad Ruz. A US statement released Saturday said the soldier died Friday but gave no further details. The latest fatality brings to at least 4,238 the number of US military members who have died in the Iraq war since it began in 2003, according to an Associated Press count.


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