U.S. Troop Toll Mounts in Iraq Two American soldiers die in separate incidents in Iraq, extending a wave of insurgent attacks that have left a total of eight U.S. troops dead since Christmas Eve. Two Iraqis were killed in an explosion on a road near the Baghdad airport, and three American troops were wounded in an ambush on their patrol in the northern city of Mosul. Hear NPR's Julie McCarthy.
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U.S. Troop Toll Mounts in Iraq

U.S. Troop Toll Mounts in Iraq

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Two American soldiers die in separate incidents in Iraq, extending a wave of insurgent attacks that have left a total of eight U.S. troops dead since Christmas Eve. Two Iraqis were killed in an explosion on a road near the Baghdad airport, and three American troops were wounded in an ambush on their patrol in the northern city of Mosul. Hear NPR's Julie McCarthy.

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