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U.S. army says soldier killed in Amara

BAGHDAD / IraqiNews.com: A U.S. serviceman was killed in a blast that targeted his vehicle in Missan province, the U.S. army said. “A Multi-National Division – Center Soldier died Oct. 11 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle south of Amara in Maysan province,” according to a U.S. army release received by IraqiNews.com. ” The death brings the number of U.S. soldiers who have been killed in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003 to 4,181. A total of five troops died this month, while 25 soldiers died in September, including nine of non-combat related causes. Other 23 soldiers were killed in August 2008, in addition to 13 troops who were announced dead in July, the month with the lowest U.S. deaths. November 2004, which witnessed fierce battles between U.S. forces and armed groups in Falluja city, Anbar province, remains the month that witnessed the highest U.S. death toll with 137. April 2004 comes second with 135, followed by May 2007 during which 126 U.S. soldiers were killed.   SS (S)/SR   1

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