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Iraq Roadside Bomb Hurts One U.S. Soldier

Gunmen ambushed U.S. soldiers on patrol with a roadside bomb then opened fire on them in Mosul on Monday, wounding one, in a sign that the anti-coalition insurgency has spread north a day after two American soldiers were killed here and their bodies mauled. In the capital Baghdad, the Iraqi Governing Council pledged renewed efforts to fight “terrorism” and warned Middle Eastern broadcasters to avoid reports that incite violence. Near the northern city of Kirkuk, an oil pipeline was on fire Monday. Adel al-Qazzaz, manager of the Northern Oil Company, said he believed the cause was sabotage. Insurgents have repeatedly targeted pipelines, and sabotage of oil infrastructure has become a major problem for the U.S.-run coalition. Full Story

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