Sunday, June 26, 2011

Binocular Snapshot for 6/26/2011

LastDayWatchers count the failures adding up

Two American troops have been killed in northern Iraq while conducting operations.

"The military said in a statement that the service members were killed Sunday.


The deaths bring to 4,465 the number of American troops who have died in Iraq.


That's according to an Associated Press count.


Eleven American troops have died this month in combat related situations. The casualty figure is the highest number of combat related deaths since May 2009


when American forces were still operating freely in Iraqi cities.


Most of the deaths have happened in Baghdad and southern Iraq reflecting the increased threat of Shiite militias to departing U.S. forces.


No further details were immediately available, and the names of the dead are being withheld pending notification of next of kin."

A suicide bomber in a wheelchair has attacked a police station near the capital, Baghdad, killing at least two people and wounding 18 others

"Authorities say the bomber blew himself up at the entrance to the police compound in the central town of Tarmiyah on Sunday. At least nine of those wounded were policemen.


Elsewhere, police say a bomb went off Sunday near a car carrying the mayor of the northern Iraqi town of Riyadh in Kirkuk province. Two people were wounded, but the mayor was unharmed.


Iraqi security personnel and officials have become a frequent target of insurgents as the Iraqi government prepares for a withdrawal of U.S."

Four Nato soldiers have been killed in separate attacks in militants' attack in Afghanistan

"In the weekend Coalition forces said on Sunday, Two International Security Assistance Forces' soldiers died in a roadside bomb attack in the west of the country, while another member died as a result of a similar attack in the south"

Two Spanish soldiers have been killed in an explosion in Afghanistan.

"Another three were injured when the soldiers’ Lince vehicle was hit in Qala-e-Naw.


Sergeant Manuel Argudin Perrino, from Gijón, and private Niyireth Pineda Marín, originally from Colombia, were from the Soria IX Light Infantry Regiment from Fuerteventura.


The attack comes eight days after another similar attack wounded four Spanish soliders.


It takes the number of Spanish soldiers killed in Afghanistan to 97 since 2002.


Spain plans to withdraw all her 1,500 troops from Afghanistan in 2014."

Names of the Dead

"The Department of Defense has identified 1,620 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations. It confirmed the deaths of the following American on Friday:


SINGH, Gurpreet, 21, Cpl., Marine; Antelope, Calif.; First Battalion, Fifth Regiment, First Division."

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