Three US troops killed in Iraq

One soldier assigned to Regimental Combat Team 7 died on Tuesday, and one Marine assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division died Thursday from wounds sustained in Anbar province, west of Baghdad, the military said in a statement. On Wednesday, a bomb killed an American soldier and wounded three others south of the Iraqi capital, the military said. The soldiers were part of a combat patrol that was escorting servicemen to a base when the roadside bomb exploded Wednesday, it said. The names of the slain troops were withheld pending notification of family.