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Urban Fighting Increases in Iraq

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Urban Fighting Increases in Iraq

Urban Fighting Increases in Iraq

Urban Fighting Increases in Iraq

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The number of U.S. and British troops engaging in street fighting and conducting house-to-house searches in Iraq grows, suggesting an end to the "shock and awe" phase of the war in Iraq. U.S.-led forces fight near Najaf, Karbala and Nasiriyah in the Euphrates River valley. NPR's Bob Edwards talks to NPR's Tom Gjelten.