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2 U.S. Troops Killed While Conducting Operations

June 14 2011


The U.S. military says two American servicemen have been killed during operations in southern Iraq, CNN reports.

The names of the victims were withheld pending notification of next of kin, said military officials on Tuesday. No further details were given on Monday's incident.

Americans have increasingly been targeted by roadside bombings and mortar attacks, largely in Baghdad and southern Iraq. Eight U.S. troops have been killed this month, reported Agence France-Presse.

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