U.S. Death Toll In Iraq Increased During April

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The number of U.S. troops killed in Iraq during April rose above 100 over the weekend, making it the 6th deadliest month for U.S. forces out of the 50 months they have been in Iraq, according to the independent Web site icasualties.org. About half of the 104 U.S. service members killed since April 1 perished in and around Baghdad where U.S. forces are involved in a major security crackdown, according to Reuters, which also reported that “the toll could increase the pressure on U.S. President George W. Bush, who is fighting a plan by Democrats to set a timetable for […]


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