Iraq: Suicide Bombing Kills Five American Soldiers and Two Iraqi Guards
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A “massive suicide truck bombing” today killed five American GIs and two Iraqi security guards, and wounded at least 60 people, in the northern city of Mosul, Iraq. “It was the deadliest attack against American soldiers here in 13 months and the second in Mosul since February, when four soldiers were killed in a suicide car bomb attack against their patrol.” So far this year, 50 Americans have been killed in Iraq.
Ali Frick is a Research Associate for The Progress Report and ThinkProgress.org at the Center for American Progress Action Fund.