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U.S. Assault on Insurgent-Held Samarra Kills 100

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U.S. Assault on Insurgent-Held Samarra Kills 100

U.S. Assault on Insurgent-Held Samarra Kills 100

U.S. Assault on Insurgent-Held Samarra Kills 100

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U.S. and Iraqi government forces launch a major offensive on Samarra in an attempt to retake a stronghold of the insurgency. More than 100 insurgents are reportedly killed and dozens taken captive. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and NPR's Emily Harris.