A US soldier was killed Monday during fighting in Baghdad, the military said.
The attack that killed the Multi-National Division - Baghdad soldier occurred in a western section of the capital, according to a statement.
The soldier's unit has recently found numerous weapons caches in the area with more than 100 mortar rounds, 80 gallons (300 liters) of nitric acid and a variety of material used to make roadside bombs, it said.
The identity of the deceased was not released pending notification of relatives.
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