Helicopter Shot Down in Iraq, 15 U.S. Soldiers Dead
Fifteen American soldiers are dead and 21 wounded after a Chinook helicopter is apparently attacked near Fallujah, Iraq. It is the deadliest single strike against U.S. forces since the war began. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports from the scene of the crash, and NPR's Eric Westervelt reports from the Pentagon on how weapons such as shoulder-fired rockets are easy to come by.
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