Seven US soldiers killed by bombs in Iraq

Seven American soldiers and a translator were killed in separate attacks in Baghdad and a city south of the capital, the US military announced Sunday. Six of the Americans - and the translator - died Saturday in a bombing in western Baghdad, the military said. A soldier from the 13th Sustainment Command was killed and two were wounded when a blast struck their vehicle Saturday near Diwaniyah, a mostly Shi'ite city 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Baghdad, the command said. The names of the victims were mot announced until their families can be notified.