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Iraqi Bomb Kills Five US Soldiers
30 Sep 2005
Iraqi Bomb Kills Five US Soldiers
Baghdad, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) The US military informed Friday in Bagdad the deaths of yet another five American soldiers in a roadside bombing during combat in Ramadi, a bastion of the Iraqi insurgency west of this capital.

No End to Violence in Iraq

The Thursday bombing attack was one of the deadliest on US forces in weeks, bringing to 1,934 the number of American troops who have died since the US-led war on Iraq started in March 2003, with more than 13,000 wounded, according that records figures from the Pentagon.

The United States has 149,000 troops in Iraq, with about 20,000 from other countries, nearly half of them from Great Britain.

Pentagon planners have said they hope to begin withdrawing US troops once Iraqi security forces, numbering about 190,000, are strong enough to handle the insurgency by themselves.

However, the US commander in Iraq said in Washington that senators plans to cut troop numbers next year might be thwarted if violence continued through the referendum and an election due in December.

The number of Iraqi troops able to operate without US support had fallen to one battalion, he added.

The government, dominated by Shi"ites and Kurds, has faced intensified attacks by the Sunni-led insurgency since elections in January.

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