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Explosions at Baghdad hotels, Soldiers and Iraqi forces secure area

Multi-National Force-Iraq

BAGHDAD, Iraq - A combination of rockets and car bombs exploded near the outer walls of the Palestine and Sheraton hotels in downtown Baghdad, early evening of Oct. 24.

Initial reports of civilian casualties have yet to be determined. No Coalition Forces were injured in the attack. Iraqi security forces and Coalition Forces are securing the area and bringing order to the bomb site.

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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE, CONTACT THE TASK FORCE BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS PLANS AND OPERATIONS NCO, SGT. FIRST CLASS DAVID ABRAMS AT: DAVID.ABRAMS@ID3.ARMY.MIL

 



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