IRAQ-US-PATROL

US soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 22nd Regiment conduct a patrol in the early hours of 19 January 2004 in former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikirt, some 180 kilometers (110 miles) north of Baghdad. A massive suicide truck bomb killed 25 people, two of them believed to be Americans, and wounded scores more 18 January 2004 in the deadliest attack yet on the US-led coalition's heavily fortified central Baghdad headquarters. AFP PHOTO/Jewel SAMAD COPYRIGHT SCANPIX SWEDEN Code: 444