A US soldier gives high five to an Iraqi kid as residents return to the neighborhood of al-Amil in Baghdad, Iraq, in February. Al-Amil’s residents had fled the area from the sectarian violence in 2006. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
Item: US Death Toll in Iraq War Hits 4,000/Associated Press
More Info: A roadside bomb killed four U.S. soldiers in Baghdad on Sunday, the military said, pushing the overall American death toll in the five-year war to at least 4,000. The grim milestone came on the same day that rockets and mortars pounded the U.S.-protected Green Zone, underscoring the fragile security situation and the resilience of both Sunni and Shiite extremist groups despite an overall lull in violence.
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