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Iraqi Insurgents Mount Christmas Attacks

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Iraqi Insurgents Mount Christmas Attacks

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Iraqi Insurgents Mount Christmas Attacks

Iraqi Insurgents Mount Christmas Attacks

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In pre-dawn raids, insurgents fire mortars at hotels and two embassies in central Baghdad. U.S. occupational authorities also come under fire. There were no fatalities, but the attacks added to general unrest. American troops stayed on alert while taking stock of their situation on a bleak Christmas. NPR's Julie McCarthy reports.

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