US soldier killed in rocket attack in Iraq (AP)
BAGHDAD – An American solider was killed in a rocket attack in southern Iraq on Sunday, the U.S.
military said, marking the first American fatality since the last combat unit in Iraq pulled out of the country.
Lt. Col. Bob Owen, a spokesman for the U.S. military in Iraq, said the attack took place while the solider
was conducting operations in Iraq’s southern province of Basra.