AFP, Javno, Feb. 24, 2008
The latest deaths bring to 3,972 the number of US troops killed in Iraq since the March 2003 invasion.
Two US soldiers were killed in action in separate incidents in the Iraqi capital on Sunday, the US military announced.
One soldier was killed "when an improvised explosive device struck the soldier's vehicle during a combat patrol in northern Baghdad," the Baghdad military command said in a statement.
The second soldier was killed "by small-arms fire during combat operations" in southern Baghdad, the US military added.
The latest deaths bring to 3,972 the number of US troops killed in Iraq since the March 2003 invasion, according to an AFP tally based on independent website www.icasualties.org.