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Six Held in Downing of Helicopter in Iraq

The U.S. military detains six men suspected of shooting down a civilian helicopter in Iraq. Eleven people died, including six Americans. Iraqi forces helped U.S. soldiers track the suspects after finding a pickup truck tied to the attack scene.

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Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering South America. Previously, he served as NPR's correspondent covering Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.