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Deadly Weekend for U.S. Troops

The death toll for U.S. troops in Iraq reached a total of 27 for the weekend. U.S. troops had their deadliest day in three years on Saturday with 25 soldiers killed in various engagments around Iraq. Of the 25 killed in action, the crash of a Black Hawk helicopter north of Baghdad left 12 service members dead.

Another attack that is under investigation involved a raid from insurgents disguised in American Military uniforms. The cunning strategy used by the insurgents has Coalition commanders worried that troops will be vulnerable to attack from killers who appear to be colleagues.