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Baghdad Sees No 'Pause' in Airstrikes

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Baghdad Sees No 'Pause' in Airstrikes

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Baghdad Sees No 'Pause' in Airstrikes

Baghdad Sees No 'Pause' in Airstrikes

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Fires burn in Baghdad as the U.S.-led bombardment of the city and nearby Republican Guard positions reportedly steps up in frequency. Inside the city, the infrastructure begins to degrade as telephones fail and supply shortages threaten. Yet, reporters in the city say Saddam's regime seems in complete control. Hear Paul Eedle.

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