EFP kills 1 US soldier and Iraqi interpreter in eastern Baghdad

A sophisticated roadside bomb killed a US soldier and an Iraqi interpreter in eastern Baghdad, the US military said Wednesday. Three other soldiers were wounded in the attack, the military said in a statement. The soldiers were on a combat patrol Tuesday when they were struck by an explosively formed penetrator, or EFP, the military said in a statement. They had been returning to a US military base after conducting an escort mission, it said.