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leftchick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:11 AM
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Occupation tightens siege on Falluja
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Fierce street battles are raging in Falluja between resistance fighters defending the town and US occupation forces, who are launching missile attacks in and around residential areas.

At least 52 Iraqis have died in attacks since Tuesday in the besieged town which American forces completely sealed off on Sunday, according to hospital sources reported Aljazeera's correspondent Ahmad Mansur. More than 100 others, including children, have been injured.

Speaking live from a rooftop in the tense town, Mansur said the hospital is struggling to cope with the rising casualties.

"They are attacking residential neighbourhoods," he said as US warplanes swooped over the area and fired rockets. Intense gunfire could be heard from the streets.

http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/A73529F1-1554-4C...

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Old and In the Way Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 06:13 AM
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1. Has our taste for revenge been sated yet?
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