Iraq: Three US soldiers, two interpreters killed

Three US soldiers and two Iraqi translators were killed in two attacks south of Baghdad, the military said on Friday. Eight soldiers were wounded. In the worst of the two attacks Thursday, two soldiers were killed and seven wounded in an attack on their base south of the capital. The two Iraqi interpreters died in that attack. In a second attack Friday, the military said, one soldier was killed and one wounded in a roadside bombing, also south of Baghdad.