Four American soldiers were killed in an explosion near their vehicle in Diyala province, the U.S. military said Sunday.
The soldiers, all assigned to Task Force Lightning, died Saturday, the military said in a statement.
Another soldier was also wounded in the attack, and evacuated to a U.S. military hospital, it said.
The victims' names were withheld pending family notification.
At least 3,274 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians.
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