US soldier killed by roadside bomb north of Iraqi capital

An American soldier was killed Sunday by a roadside bomb that hit his vehicle north of Baghdad, the US military said. The army said the attack took place in Iraq's Salahuddin province. The military's statement gave no further details and the name is the soldier is being withheld pending notification of his family. The death brings to at least 4,080 the number of members of the US military who have died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.