A youth looks at a U.S. army soldier as he takes position while on patrol in Baghdad's Shiite enclave of Sadr City, Iraq, Thursday, July 3, 2008. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The U.S. military says an American soldier has been killed in an attack on his patrol in Baghdad.
The military says in a statement that the attack happened at about 11 a.m. on Sunday. It says the patrol came under small arms fire.
The statement says the name of the soldier is being withheld pending notification of family and a U.S. Department of Defense release.