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US troops prep for Fallujah fight

The white Suburban with the bullet riddled windshield looked suspicious, half-hidden just off the road, as the US Marine convoy passed by on Saturday. But it was the killer’s look that shocked Capt. Jer Garcia.”I looked him right in the eyes – and when he looked down at his steering wheel, I knew something [was coming],” the company commander recalled. In just seven seconds, Captain Garcia had reached for his handset and had radioed a warning to the convoy. But it was already too late. The Suburban pulled into the convoy, and the driver detonated the suicide car bomb next to a troop carrier truck, causing eight deaths. Another marine was killed elsewhere in Iraq, making Saturday the deadliest day for US forces since May. Full Story

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