Tuesday, 22 July 2003

Two down…

Iraqi citizens celebrated in Baghdad Tuesday evening as word spread that Saddam Hussein’s feared and reviled sons, Odai and Qusai, were killed in a firefight with U.S. forces in Mosul. One hundred percent identification is still pending, but it sounds like excellent intelligence backed up the raid, and there is currently a “90 to 95 percent” certainty that two of those killed in the raid are Saddam’s sons. I would have liked to have seen the two captured, so they could have led coalition forces to Saddam himself, but as far as the Iraqi people go, dead is just as good… posted on July 22, 2003 3:25 PM

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