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4 Troops Die in Baghdad Attacks

Four U.S. soldiers were killed in bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital Saturday night and Sunday morning, bringing to six the number of troops killed this weekend by explosives placed by insurgents targeting American patrols and convoys. In a separate incident, an Army captain working for the U.S.-led civil occupation authority was stabbed in the torso, head and neck early Sunday morning as he walked to his housing trailer inside the heavily fortified Green Zone where occupation personnel are based, according to officials familiar with the incident. The officer was seriously injured but in stable condition, the officials said. The attacker has not been caught, they said. The stabbing prompted occupation officials to send out an internal security alert Sunday urging employees to lock the doors to sleeping rooms in their trailers and to walk home with an escort. Full Story

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