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Here's the latest war news from Iraq as of about 6:30 EST 5/6/04. U.S. still taking heavy losses.

05/05/04 Reuters: Three U.S. Soldiers Die in Clash with Sadr Militia
Three U.S. soldiers were killed in the Iraqi town of Diwaniya during clashes with the militia loyal to wanted Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, the U.S. military said in a statement Wednesday

05/05/04 BBC: US forces clash with Sadr militia
US forces in Iraq say they have killed 24 Shia militiamen loyal to the anti-US cleric Moqtada Sadr in fighting south of Baghdad.

05/05/04 UPI: U.S. military medics strained in Iraq
U.S. military staff in Iraq are being strained by the mounting violence and subsequent casualties, the Washington Times reported Wednesday.

05/05/04 Reuters: U.S. soldier dies in Iraq after dump truck attack
A U.S. soldier died south of Baghdad on Wednesday after his Humvee was rammed by a dump truck at the checkpoint he was manning, the U.S. military said

05/05/04 myTellus: Toronto man freed by Iraq kidnappers
The latest Canadian to be taken hostage in Iraq is free, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs.

05/05/04 Centcom: Afghanistan - One U.S. Soldier Died, 16 Injured
One U.S. Soldier died and 16 were injured in a single military vehicle accident today at approx. 9:30 a.m. when traveling from Bagram Airfield to Kabul

05/05/04 AP: Coalition Soldier Dies in Karbala Battle
Clashes with Shiite militiamen loyal to a radical cleric left one coalition soldier dead in a southern Iraqi city on Wednesday

05/05/04 AP: Basra council member shot, killed
Local officials say gunmen shot and killed a city council member in the southern Iraqi city of Basra.

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