U.S. troops under fire again

U.S. troops under fire again in Iraq, two killed:

    The casualties from the attack with rocket-propelled grenades and small arms in Falluja were the heaviest suffered by U.S. forces in a single incident since President George W. Bush declared major combat over on May 1.

    It brought to four the number of fatalities in 24 hours from ”hostile actions.” …

    It was the second attack on U.S. troops reported from Falluja in recent days. Last Wednesday, U.S. soldiers killed two people in retaliatory fire.

    Some Falluja residents interviewed by Reuters in recent weeks have expressed nostalgia for the days of Saddam. In two incidents late last month, U.S. forces opened fire on angry crowds, killing at least 15 people, according to witnesses.

    Two American soldiers were killed and four wounded in two ambushes on Monday, one in Baghdad and one north of the capital.

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