Three US soldiers killed in Iraq

Insurgents killed three US soldiers and wounded four in Iraq on Saturday, and a bomb hidden in a truck exploded in the center of a Shiite village north of Baghdad, killing 26 people and wounding 34, police said. A drive-by shooting also killed a manager of oil wells in the northern city of Kirkuk, and American ground and air forces attacked two towns near the Syrian border, killing at least 10 militants, the military said. Witnesses said some of the victims were civilians.