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BAGHDAD, Iraq — The U.S. troops searched Saturday for two soldiers that went missing after an attack that killed one of their comrades at a traffic checkpoint in the so-called "Triangle of Death" just south of Baghdad, the military said.
U.S. Maj. Gen. William Caldwell said four raids had been carried out since Friday's attack and that ground forces, helicopters and airplanes were taking part in the search
The soldiers came under attack at a traffic checkpoint southwest of Youssifiyah, 12 miles south of Baghdad. A quick reaction force arrived at the scene after hearing small arms fire and explosions, according to the military.
"We are currently using every means at our disposal on the ground, in the air and in the water to find them," Caldwell said.Read the rest...
Saturday, June 17, 2006
Posted by Leo Pusateri at 6/17/2006 09:53:00 AM