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5 Die in Ambush of U.S. Patrol in Iraq

By Sudarsan Raghavan and Joshua Partlow  Posted by Michael Leon (about the submitter)       (Page 1 of 1 pages)   No comments
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Washington Post Foreign Service
Sunday, May 13, 2007; 8:02 AM

BAGHDAD, May 13 -- A massive aerial and ground manhunt involving thousands of American and Iraqi troops was underway Sunday for three U.S. soldiers missing after an organized assault on a military patrol south of Baghdad. The attack on the convoy, which was carrying seven U.S. soldiers and an Iraqi army interpreter, left five dead and three missing.

Continued at: Massive Search Launched for 3 Missing After 'Coordinated' Attack.


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