Hours earlier another soldier was killed in the Al-Mansour district of Baghdad when an Iraqi approached him and shot him with a handgun at close range. The incident followed demonstrations and riots by unemployed men in the capital. The deaths highlight the ongoing security problems that coalition forces face in the country. US officials have called up an additional 15,000 reservists for Iraq, although the administration hopes that international assistance will be provided if a US-drafted resolution, submitted to the UN Security Council on 2 October, is passed by the UN Security Council.