Two soldiers killed in Iraq rocket attack

A rocket attack killed two United States soldiers on Saturday in Southern Iraq reported the Pioneer Press.

CBS News reports that 47,000 U.S. troops are still in Iraq which is a significant decline since October of 2007, where the total was 166,000.

According to the Pioneer Press Saturday's deaths raise the number of military personnel that have died since March 2003 to at least 4,443.

January 15th was the last time that more than one U.S. military personnel was killed in Iraq, the deaths took place 225 miles from Bagdad, according to CBS News.

According to an agreement in 2008, all military is to be removed by the end of the year according to the Pioneer Press.

http://www.twincities.com/national/ci_17765905

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/04/03/501364/main20050130.shtml

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