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Pentagon Denies U.S. Airstrike Targeted Iraqi Citizens

A Baghdad marketplace is bombed, killing as many as 30 civilians. Iraqi officials blame the deadly attack on U.S. missiles. The Pentagon says it did not target the area, and is investigating whether stray missiles or Iraqi weapons may have been the cause. Hear NPR's Tom Gjelten and NPR's Anne Garrels.

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Tom Gjelten reports on religion, faith, and belief for NPR News, a beat that encompasses such areas as the changing religious landscape in America, the formation of personal identity, the role of religion in politics, and conflict arising from religious differences. His reporting draws on his many years covering national and international news from posts in Washington and around the world.