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U.S. Soldier Killed in Iraq Grenade Attack

In the latest in a series of deadly assaults on U.S. forces in Iraq, an American soldier is killed and another wounded in a grenade attack on a convoy south of Baghdad. The attack comes hours after an oil pipeline explosion that Iraqi officials blame on sabotage. Hear NPR's Deborah Amos.

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Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.