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Brigadier general Jeffrey Dorko wounded

As a result of a roadside bombing Jeffrey Dorko, a U.S. brigadier general, was wounded Monday morning in northern Baghdad . He was the highest ranking American officer to be hurt since the conflict began in March 2003.

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Dorko was listed in stable condition and evacuated to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. His injuries were not life-threatening. A second soldier wounded in the attack was treated and released.

Dorko is commanding general of the Gulf Region Division.