Baghdad: Two US soldiers killed in explosion

Two US soldiers were killed in eastern Baghdad Sunday morning when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb, the US military command said in a statement. The names of the soldiers and of their units was being withheld while military officials contact their families. More than 2,600 American troops have died in Iraq since the US-led invasion began in March 2003, according to a tally by The Associated Press; at least 2,100 of those were killed by hostile action.