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BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- Two U.S. soldiers were wounded and an Iraqi civilian killed Sunday morning when a military convoy was attacked on a highway in Baghdad, U.S. military officials said.

The Americans were assigned to the U.S. Army's 18th Military Police Brigade, the official said. The extent of their wounds is unknown.

The convoy was hit by an unidentified explosive device as it traveled along Highway 8, a main road between Baghdad and the airport, the official said.

This comes just hours after U.S. soldiers guarding the Iraqi National Museum in Al Salihiya were attacked on Saturday evening as a vehicle approached their position and then sped away.

Several Iraqi witnesses nearby said two men driving in a red Volkswagen threw grenades in an apparent attempts to hit a U.S. Howitzer (M109-A6) tank that was positioned adjacent to small office building, but missed and instead struck the front of a building that housed a travel agency and a restaurant. Neither business was occupied at the time, they said.

There were no reports of casualties in the Saturday night attack.

Sunday's attack comes just one day after two U.S. soldiers were found dead after being reported missing. (Full story)

Sgt. 1st Class Gladimir Philippe, 37, of Linden, New Jersey, and Pfc. Kevin Ott, 27, of Columbus, Ohio were found dead approximately 20 miles northwest of Baghdad, U.S. Central Command said, after an exhaustive search using helicopters, armored vehicles and tanks.

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