One US soldier reported killed, another wounded by land mine Saturday morning

An Iraqi Resistance land mine that had been planted by the side of a farm road west of al-Hawijah, southwest of Kirkuk blew up by an American armored column at 10am local time Saturday morning.


Owners of farm fields and groves in the area who saw the attack told Mafkarat al-Islam that a mine planted by the road that links up to the main road blew up as a column of US armored vehicles and some soldiers on foot was passing by. They said that the explosion disabled one of the armored vehicles, killing one of the foot soldiers and wounding a second.

Von: 18 September 2005,

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