A UK TV station claims to have inside information from the Pentagon about yesterday's (April 7) casualty count which includes 130 US Soldiers dead. This number would exceed any monthly count since the war began. The story was picked up in the US by a Las Vegas TV Station
130 SOLDIERS KILLED IN IRAQ - REPORTS
A Pentagon source has said up to 130 US troops have been killed in fierce fighting in Iraq.
The large scale battle, described as "intense", has taken place in the town of Ar Ramadi, 20 miles west of Fallujah.
Sky News' David Chater said: "None of this is official yet - none of it is confirmed."
But he added: "It sounds very much like this is being carried out by men who are militarily trained."
Chater described the attack as "highly sophisticated".