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Six Die Aboard Downed Black Hawk

Six U.S. soldiers die after their Black Hawk helicopter goes down near Tikrit. The Black Hawk may have been hit by hostile fire before crashing into a riverbank near Saddam Hussein's hometown. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports.

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