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U.S. Troops Battle Iraqi Fighters Near Baghdad

Elements of the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division attack Iraqi Republican Guard positions near Baghdad, while further south, Army units surround the Shiite holy city of Najaf. In Baghdad, U.S.-led warplanes strike facilities including the information ministry and a presidential palace. Hear NPR's Nick Spicer and NPR's Anne Garrels.

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