US: 2 troops killed, 6 hurt in Iraq soldier attack

BAGHDAD (AP) -- The U.S. military says two American troops are dead and six wounded in a shooting in Mosul.

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Chris Stagner says an Iraqi soldier who is believed to have been the assailant was also killed in the exchange of fire.

The military says the shooting occurred Wednesday in an Iraqi army compound in Mosul but no further details were available.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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