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GIs Kill 2 Iraqis; U.S. Compound Attacked

At least three projectiles slammed into a Baghdad hotel housing U.S. military officers and civilian support staff early Saturday, hours after American soldiers killed at least two Iraqis at a checkpoint in Fallujah west of the capital. James Smith, a spokesman for the U.S.-run coalition, said the projectiles — either missiles or rocket-propelled grenades — struck the Al-Rashid Hotel at about 6:30 a.m. There were no casualties and only minor damage to the hotel’s 14th floor. U.S. spokesman Lt. Col. George Krivo said there or four projectiles fired at the hotel, but “we are not sure yet what the instrument was.” Full Story

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