Wednesday, November 08, 2006

US Military Death Toll In Iraq in November already at 19

U.S. announces death of soldier in Iraq

Associated Press

BAGHDAD, Iraq - The U.S. military on Tuesday announced the death of a soldier in a roadside bombing in northwest Baghdad.

The incident occurred on Monday, the military said in a statement, bringing this month's U.S. death toll to 19.

The soldier's name was being withheld pending the notification of family members, and no other details were given about the incident.

The military on Monday announced the deaths of two Marines and three soldiers, including two killed in a helicopter crash.

It also announced the deaths of two Army lieutenant colonels killed on Nov. 2, among the highest ranking officers to die in Iraq. The men's deaths had previously been reported but their names and ranks had not been.