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Published:August 23rd, 2007 01:59 EST

Coalition Outpost in Northern Baghdad attacked by Al Qaeda

By SOP newswire

CAMP TAJI, Iraq – A Coalition Outpost in northern Baghdad was attacked by two Suicide Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Devices August 22.

The COP is manned by U.S. soldiers from 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division and  Iraqi soldiers from 3rd Brigade, 9th Iraqi Army Division.

The attack wounded eleven U.S. soldiers and four Iraqi Army soldiers.

Four Iraqi soldiers were killed.

Eight of the U.S, wounded were transported to Camp Taji. The remaining three U.S. and four Iraqi soldiers were evacuated to a medical facility.

Eight local Iraqis suspected of having information concerning the attack have been detained.

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