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Gunmen Kill U.S. Soldier in Iraq

An American soldier is killed and four others injured in an attack near Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit. The incident comes days after a similar attack in the western Iraqi town of Fallujah, where resentment and resistance toward U.S. forces increases. Hear NPR's Ivan Watson.

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Ivan Watson
Ivan Watson is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he has served as one of NPR's foreign "firemen," shuttling to and from hotspots around the Middle East and Central Asia.