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US coalition headquarters in Baghdad comes under attack

Up to two people were killed and several wounded as the US coalition headquarters in Baghdad came under rocket attack, pushing Iraq into its second year of occupation amid a rising wave of violence. Amid early confusion, officials said that one Iraqi had been killed and around 13 wounded when three rockets landed near the compound, the so-called Green Zone, at about 9:45 am (0645 GMT) Sunday. One hit a traffic circle near the Mansour neighbourhood close to the line of the heavily guarded compound, a second hit nearby and a third landed in Freedom Rest, a rest and recreation area for US troops, a military spokeswoman said. Full Story

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