Wednesday, August 01, 2007

U.S. Toll in Iraq Lowest in 8 Months

"Tuesday July 31, 2007 6:31 PM
Associated Press Writer
BAGHDAD (AP) - The U.S. military said Tuesday that a Marine was killed in fighting west of the capital, bringing the American death toll for July to at least 73 - still the lowest in eight months.
An Apache helicopter also went down Tuesday after coming under fire in a predominantly Shiite area in eastern Baghdad, but both crew members were safely evacuated, the military said. "
Female Iraqi police officers practice weapons handling techniques at the Forsan Police Station in Ramadi, Iraq, July 23, 2007. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Kropiewnicki)

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