9 more soldiers die in Iraq:
Nine American soldiers died in Iraq on Monday â€” all but one killed in vehicle accidents in and around Baghdad, the military said.
The deadliest of the vehicle accidents, in western Baghdad, killed seven Multi-National Division â€” Baghdad soldiers and wounded 11, and left two detainees dead and a third injured. The cause of the accident was under investigation, the military said.
In a separate accident, east of Baghdad, an American soldier was killed and two injured when their vehicle flipped and caught fire. A ninth soldier died of injuries sustained Sunday while on patrol in the Kirkuk area of northern Iraq.
That brings the total loss so far this month to 30.