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The Task Force Lightning troops were killed on the same day as a car bomb ripped through Baghdad's historic booksellers' market, killing 30 people and injuring 65 others - the first major attack in the Iraqi capital for several days.
What does `Task Force Lightning', `ripped through' means in this sentence?
For more context and background refer to -- http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/6421903.stm
Please explain it.
Last edited by user_gary; 07-Mar-2007 at 08:38. Reason: double post