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3,000 U.S. Troops Attack Samarra, Kill 94 Iraqis

HeadlineOct 01, 2004

An estimated 3,000 U.S. troops have attacked the central Iraqi city of Samarra in a major offensive against the Iraqi resistance. An embedded reporter with CNN described the event as “the definitive battle for Samarra.” U.S. forces say they killed at least 94 people in an attempt to wrest control of the city.

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