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Iraq Violence Rises as Fallujah Assault Looms

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Iraq Violence Rises as Fallujah Assault Looms

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Iraq Violence Rises as Fallujah Assault Looms

Iraq Violence Rises as Fallujah Assault Looms

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At least 20 people are killed by car bombs in Samarra, and 20 Marines are wounded in Ramadi, as violence in Iraq escalates. Meanwhile, U.S. troops await the final go-ahead for an assault on the Sunni stronghold of Fallujah. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Anne Garrels.

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