The attack on the soldiers Tuesday night in Ninewa Province came after a bomb was detonated at a Mosul police station earlier in the day, killing a police officer and a boy, The New York Times reported.
At least 90 people were wounded in the car-bomb blast was carried out by al-Qaida in Mesopotamia, a Sunni insurgent group.
Two U.S. Embassy staff members also died in the Sadr City bombing that rocked a municipal building Tuesday, CNN reported.
At least 25 U.S. armed forces personnel have been killed in Iraq in June, compared to 19 in May, reported Icasualties.org.
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