Rocket attack kills two U.S. soldiers, wounds five

Monday, October 11th 2004, 6:09 am
By: News On 6

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) _ Two soldiers from Task Force Baghdad were killed and five wounded Monday in a rocket attack in southern Baghdad, the military said.

The attack happened at 8 a.m. local time, the statement said. No further details were provided.

The names of the dead American soldiers were withheld pending notification of their families.

More than 1,000 members of the U.S. military have died since American-led forces invaded Iraq in March 2003.