3 Us Soldiers Killed Friday 3 Wounded

3 US soldiers killed Friday, 3 wounded

AFP reports that guerrillas in Balad (45 miles north of Baghdad) fired a mortar shell at the US base there around 5:00 pm Baghdad time on Friday, killing a soldier from the 4th Infantry Division.

Guerillas in the south of Baghdad detonated a roadside bomb as a US military convoy passed around midnight Friday, killing two US soldiers and wounding 3.

The US arrested 128 suspects and seized many weapons and munitions on Saturday. Near Baqubah, US troops took 6 suspected guerrillas into custody, including a Yemeni and an Afghan.

The Reuters news agency continued to maintain that the US army had mistakenly arrested several of its cameramen at the site of the downing of a US helicopter on Friday.

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