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Mortar Rounds Hit U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

A mortar attack on a building housing offices of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad Thursday wounded one American, an embassy spokesman said. The mortar round hit the roof of one of Saddam Hussein’s former palaces inside Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, a spokesman for the U.S. Embassy said on condition of anonymity. A gray plume of smoke could be seen rising from the multistoried building, topped by a green dome, after the blast. Dozens of U.S. diplomats work in the building alongside officials of the U.S.-led military coalition. Full Story

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