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Mortars Blamed For Deaths Of 5 U.S. Troops In Baghdad

June 06 2011


Five U.S. soldiers have been killed in central Iraq, United Press International reports.

Iraqi sources said the deaths occurred Monday during a mortar attack on a Baghdad military base.

Five other troops were wounded in the attack in the city's southeast, said Iraqi officials.

The U.S. released no early details of the attack.

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