Firefight Erupts in Iraq Gunmen ambush U.S. Marines on patrol in Fallujah, Iraq, sparking an hours-long gun battle. At least one Marine is reported killed, and several wounded. The city is a hotbed of anti-American sentiment and a stronghold for Saddam Hussein loyalists. NPR's Steve Inskeep reports.
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Marines Battle Insurgents in Iraq

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Marines Battle Insurgents in Iraq

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Marines Battle Insurgents in Iraq

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Gunmen ambush U.S. Marines on patrol in Fallujah, Iraq, sparking an hours-long gun battle. At least one Marine is reported killed, and several wounded. The city is a hotbed of anti-American sentiment and a stronghold for Saddam Hussein loyalists. NPR's Steve Inskeep reports.

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