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Military investigates hostile fire in 'green zone'

Two or three mortars or rockets were fired late Thursday into Baghdad’s “green zone,” in the vicinity of the U.S.-led administration’s headquarters, a U.S. military spokesman said. The official did not say what was hit. There were no reports of injuries, and military officials are assessing the damage, the spokesman said. Earlier Thursday, in what appeared to be a coordinated assault, Iraqi insurgents launched strikes a little farther away from the site of the Coalition Provisional Authority’s offices and at the Turkish Embassy. Sirens blared after the early morning explosions. Capt. Jason Beck with the U.S. Army’s 1st Armored Division said the dawn attacks numbered at least eight and were “weak and ineffective.” Full Story

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