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U.S. Casualties Mount After Series of Attacks

A U.S. soldier dies and eight others are wounded in an ambush west of Baghdad. In a separate attack, a bomb kills one U.S. soldier and wounds another. A third incident involving grenade attacks kills two Iraqis traveling with a U.S. convoy. And U.S. officials say two American soldiers appear to have been abducted north of Baghdad. Hear NPR's Deborah Amos.

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Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.