"A group of 40 to 60 insurgents attacked the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq late Saturday in a well-coordinated assault that inflicted 18 American casualties, U.S. military officials told NBC News. "
"insurgents attacked with two car or truck bombs, 40 mortars and an intense ground assault.
The attack began as darkness fell on the city, 1st Lt. Adam Rondeau told the Associated Press. Soldiers and Marines stationed at the detention facility responded, and the resulting clash lasted about 40 minutes, Rondeau said.
"This was obviously a very well-organized attack and a very big attack," he said."
No word has been given whether ANY of the insurgents were injured/kill or captured.