Source Pravda.Ru

Roadside bomb kills 6 US military men in Baghdad

Six U.S. soldiers died in an explosion north of Baghdad, the military said Tuesday.

The soldiers, assigned to Task Force Lightning, were conducting combat operations in Salahuddin province when a bomb exploded Monday near their vehicles, the military said in a statement.

Three other solders were wounded and transported to an American military hospital for treatment, the AP said.

Names were withheld pending family notification.