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Three U.S. Troops Killed in Iraq Incidents

May 19, 2003|From Times Wire Reports

Three U.S. troops were killed and four were injured in three separate accidents in Iraq, U.S. Central Command said.

One soldier was killed and three others were injured in the detonation of a piece of unexploded ordnance in Baghdad. Another soldier died from a "non-hostile" gunshot wound, the command said in Kuwait. Also, a U.S. Marine was killed and another was injured after their transport truck rolled over about 19 miles southeast of Samawah in southern Iraq.

Names of the casualties had not been released.

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