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Iraq Casualty Surge Continues

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Posted on Jun 3, 2007

Seven American troops were killed in half a dozen separate attacks around Iraq on Saturday. Roadside bombs, the biggest problem for U.S. troops, were responsible for most of the deaths. May was the deadliest month for U.S. troops since November 2004.


BBC:

Seven US troops have been killed in six separate incidents in Iraq, most of them roadside bomb attacks.

Two were killed in restive Diyala province, north of Baghdad, where US troops are fighting an al-Qaeda insurgency, the US military said.

All of the attacks happened on Saturday. The military said the incidents were under investigation.

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By desertdude, June 3, 2007 at 4:20 pm Link to this comment

Our gutless wonder in the White House insists that
progress is being made, and our Congress goes along.
Time to Impeach the bunch of them. 14 dead this weekend. God Help Us All with these people in power.

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By cann4ing, June 3, 2007 at 3:04 pm Link to this comment

So we are supposed to be surprised by this.  More U.S. troops on the ground equates to more targets for the Iraqi resistance.  It’s called a cycle of violence.  The only way to end it is to leave.

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By QuyTran, June 3, 2007 at 11:58 am Link to this comment

Bush will carry this picture to G8 for openning ceremony !

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