Seventeen U.S. Troops Killed in Iraq Over WeekendTwelve die in Blackhawk helicopter crash, five in other attacks | more
AP: BAGHDAD, Iraq – A U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopter went down in northern Iraq, killing all 12 Americans believed to be aboard in the deadliest crash in nearly a year, while five U.S. Marines died in weekend attacks, the military said Sunday.
The latest deaths followed an especially bloody week in which about 200 Iraqis and a dozen U.S. troops were killed. Iraqi politicians, meanwhile, claimed headway in forming a stable coalition government following the Dec. 15 elections, whose final results may be released this week. | moreWait, before you go…
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