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Toll Rises in Fallujah; Mosul Clashes Persist

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Toll Rises in Fallujah; Mosul Clashes Persist

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Toll Rises in Fallujah; Mosul Clashes Persist

Toll Rises in Fallujah; Mosul Clashes Persist

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U.S. Marines fight with insurgents in the Iraqi city of Falluja, Nov. 11, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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American troops went on the offensive as militants tried to break out of the cordon in southern Fallujah. The U.S. military reports the deaths of 600 insurgents — along with 18 Americans and five Iraqi soldiers. Meanwhile, there have been several days of clashes in the northern city of Mosul. Hear NPR's Philip Reeves.

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