A u. S. soldier died from a gunshot wound received yesterday during a convoy mission south of Baghdad, the U.S. military said in a statement today. The statement said the soldier...

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BAGHDAD, Iraq — A U.S. soldier died from a gunshot wound received yesterday during a convoy mission south of Baghdad, the U.S. military said in a statement today.

The statement said the soldier was a member of the 1st Corps Support Command and was shot near its Forward Operating Base Kalsu.

It said the incident is under investigation and that the name of the soldier is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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