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Attacks Kill More U.S. Troops in Iraq

Three soldiers from the U.S. Army's 4th Infantry Division were killed today in a grenade attack while guarding a children's hospital near Baghdad. At least one Iraqi bystander was injured. Eight U.S. soldiers have died since U.S. forces announced the deaths of Saddam Hussein's sons. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.

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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.