- One American soldier was killed and seven others were wounded in a ground engagement with Iraqi troops, an allied command spokesman said Wednesday.

- Somewhere north of the Saudi border, U.S. helicopters attacked an Iraqi bunker complex Wednesday, the U.S. command said. Up to 15 bunkers were destroyed and as many as 500 Iraqis were taken prisoner.- Iraq's foreign minister was not expected to go back to Moscow until Thursday to respond to a Soviet peace plan.

- The allied air war went on without letup. In a dispatch from Baghdad Wednesday, Iran's Islamic Republic News Agency reported four hours of intense allied air raids lasting into the morning hours.

- Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said the recession could be worsened by a lengthy war. A3

- Saudi officials said there was much less oil spilled in the gulf than previously thought. A2