BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - A 25-year-old soldier from Massachusetts was killed and two of his comrades were kidnapped during an insurgent attack on a checkpoint in Yusufiyah, southwest of Baghdad, the U.S. military confirmed late last night. This article can be read in full with a Plus Edition account.
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