US military reports death of 2 soldiers in Iraq

Two American soldiers were killed during operations in dangerous Diyala province northeast of Baghdad, the US military reported Saturday. Military statements said both victims died Friday. One soldier belonged to Task Force Lightning and was assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. The second was a Multi-National Corps-Iraq soldier attached to north division. The soldiers' names were withheld until family could be notified.