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Video of Islamic State of Iraq Shooting Down an American Chinook Helicopter in Al-Karma
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Media reports indicate that a Chinook helicopter was shot down on the 7th of February 2007 in al-Karma. This is the fourth claim by the Islamic State for such an attack in the span of six days.
Seven people were killed Wednesday when a Marine transport helicopter crashed into an insurgent-heavy region northwest of Baghdad. It was the fifth American military helicopter to crash or be shot down since mid-January.

Military offici al s are growing increasingly concerned that Iraqi insurgents are successfully adapting their tactics to be more effective against American aircraft.

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Added: Feb-9-2007 
By: algdz79
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Iraq, News, Middle East
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