Top Iraqis Targeted in U.S. Strike

(Washington Post) U.S. Defense officials said Sunday that they were investigating whether a strike on a three-vehicle convoy fleeing Iraq near the Syrian border last Wednesday killed top officials in the government of former president Saddam Hussein, perhaps including Hussein or his sons. A Bush administration official said that U.S. forces followed the convoy into Syrian territory and attacked it there.

2003-06-23 00:00:00

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