3 US Soldiers Killed In Iraq Blast

Three U.S. soldiers were killed Tuesday night in northwestern Baghdad when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device, the military said in a statement Wednesday.

The names of the troops were not released pending the notification of relatives.

At least 3,966 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes eight military civilians.

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