LETHAL ROADSIDE BOMB THAT KILLED SCORES OF U.S. TROOPS REAPPEARS IN IRAQ

THE ISLAMIC STATE DID NOT MAKE ANY PUBLIC CLAIM OF RESPONSIBILITY AFTER THE ATTACK, ON OCT. 1, WHICH KILLED SPEC.

U.S. MILITARY OFFICIALS WERE QUICK TO STRESS THAT THEY HAD NOT DETERMINED WHO WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTACK.

Alexander Missildine of Tyler, Tex., was killed Oct. 1, 2017, when his vehicle was struck by an explosively formed penetrator, or EFP.
The Islamic State did not make any public claim of responsibility after the attack, on Oct. 1, which killed Spec.
The devices were considered a hallmark of the Iranian-backed Shiite militias battling the U.S. occupation after the toppling of Saddam Hussein.

IRBIL, Iraq — A roadside bomb that killed an American soldier in Iraq earlier this month was of a particularly lethal design not seen in six years, and its reappearance on the battlefield suggests that U.S. troops could...

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