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    Listening to BBC

    I cannot figure out some words while listening to a clip of a five-minute news program from BBC.
    Could someone please be kind enough to help me by filling out a blank of the last paragraph which I wrote down after listening to the below-mentioned audio clip?
    Thanks in advance.

    Below is the URL of the related audio clip of 5 minute, MP3, 1114KB
    http://219.153.29.186/update/standar...006bbc0228.mp3


    At least 18 people have been killed in continuing violence in Iraq. The heaviest casualties came in mortar attacks on a Shiite enclave in southern Baghdad. Meanwhile, for the second time in a week, insurgents attacked a Shiite Muslim shrine. A bomb exploded at the al-Amir shrine in the southern city of Basra. Jon Brain reports from Baghdad.

    The mortar attack at Dora inside Baghdad bore all (the) hallmarks of the type of sectarian violence which is plaguing Iraq. (0'29")_________________a Shiite enclave within a mainly Sunni neighbourhood. It was just one of series of acts of violence across the country. In Bakuba two men were killed in a drive-by shooting as they played football, several children with them were injured...................

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    Re: Listening to BBC

    Eight rounds were fired into (round = a bullet, or a bomb from a mortar, etc)


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    Re: Listening to BBC

    Thank you very much, tdol.

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    Re: Listening to BBC

    You're welcome.

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