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U.S. Planes Attack Iraqi Site

January 11, 1999

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Two U.S. Air Force planes fired missiles today at an air defense installation in northern Iraq after determining they were about to be attacked by surface-to-air missiles, U.S. officials said.

The U.S. planes returned safely to their base in Turkey.

Damage to the Iraqi site could not be immediately determined, Defense Department officials said.

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