UPDATE 1-Pentagon, Obama campaign duel over soldier's story

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(Adds ABC story, paragraphs 7-10) WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Friday cast doubt on an account of military equipment shortages mentioned by Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, whose campaign team stood by the story. In a debate with rival Hillary Clinton on Thursday evening, Obama said he had heard from an Army captain who served in Afghanistan and whose unit did not have enough ammunition or vehicles. Obama said it was easier for the troops to capture ...

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