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BAGHDAD — The Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s newest Burger King in Iraq opened in the International Zone last week. The post exchange food courtyard also has a Pizza Inn, Gyro King and coffee shop, according to an AAFES press release.

The new Burger King averaged more than 80 Whoppers an hour, and by the end of the busy opening day had served 888 Whoppers and 357 pounds of fries. AAFES also offers the restaurant at Tallil, Tikrit, Balad, Kirkuk, Taji and Camp Liberty, the release said. In all, AAFES operates 31 fast-food restaurants in Iraq and has 23 more sites planned.


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