2 U.S. soldiers die in Iraq

BAGHDAD — A U.S. soldier was killed when his convoy was hit by a roadside bomb in eastern Baghdad Saturday morning, the U.S. military said.

No other details were immediately available.

Another soldier died from a “non-combat related injury” Thursday and military investigators are looking into the incident, the U.S. military said Saturday.

The soldier, whose name has not been released, was assigned to the 43rd Military Police Brigade, part of the Rhode Island Army National Guard, the military said.

The number of U.S. military fatalities in the Iraq war now stands at 2,560.

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