UPDATE 1-US suffers first death in new armoured truck


(Writes through with Pentagon comment) BAGHDAD, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. military has suffered a first fatality in one of a new fleet of heavily armoured vehicles designed to protect soldiers from roadside bombs, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. One soldier died and three were wounded when a deeply buried bomb went off under the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) truck near Arab Jabour on Baghdad's southern outskirts on Saturday, officials said. But the Pentagon said Defense ...

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