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Seven U.S. troops were killed near Baghdad early Monday in a vehicle rollover accident, U.S. officials said.

The U.S. military also said that a Task Force Lightning soldier died Sunday from injuries caused by rocket fire during a patrol in the northern Tameem province

The number of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq war stands at 3,770, including seven civilian employees of the Defense Department.

Insurgents fired at troops and wounded three U.S. soldiers, a statement said.