- FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) -
A U.S. helicopter was shot down over Falluja on Tuesday as U.S.-led forces
were pressing home an offensive on the rebel-held city.
- "I saw the helicopter collide with a rocket. It
turned into a ball of fire and fell to the ground," said Reuters reporter
Fadel al-Badrani. "There was smoke everywhere."
- He said the helicopter crashed in the city's Jolan district.
There was no immediate word on casualties.
- A U.S. military spokesman said he had no information
on the report.
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