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Highest ranking American officer wounded in Baghdad

A U.S. highest ranking American officer was wounded in a roadside bombing Monday morning in northern Baghdad.

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.