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U.S.: Iraq Militants Grow Increasingly Sophisticated

U.S. military helicopters are back on patrol in the skies over Iraq, a day after the military suffers its worst single day of casualties since March. Sixteen soldiers were killed and 20 wounded when Iraqi insurgents shot down a U.S. Army Chinook helicopter near Fallujah. Two civilian contractors were killed in a separate incidents Hear NPR's Peter Kenyon.

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Peter Kenyon is NPR's international correspondent based in Istanbul, Turkey.