Guerrillas set off a bomb in Fallujah on Thursday, wounding a US paratrooper. Guerrillas set off a bomb near a pipeline in northern Iraq, killing two Iraqi Civil Defense Corps members. 10 others were wounded. The 101st Airborne Division engaged in a firefight with guerrillas, killing two and injuring another. A car packed with explosives was discovered in Baghdad and its Syrian driver was arrested.
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