Republican Guard Digs In around Cities

(Guardian-UK) Iraqi soldiers have allegedly dug trenches on the outskirts of Baghdad with the intention of filling them with oil and setting fire to them, generating smoke intended to foil the use of laser-guided bombs. The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency claimed that one of the trenches was lit a few days ago as a test. The Pentagon said U.S. warplanes also have a significant arsenal of satellite-guided bombs which would be unaffected by smoke.

2003-02-28 00:00:00

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