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Army, Marines Push to Secure Regions South of Baghdad

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Army, Marines Push to Secure Regions South of Baghdad

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Army, Marines Push to Secure Regions South of Baghdad

Army, Marines Push to Secure Regions South of Baghdad

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Fierce battles erupt on two fronts in Iraq. About 50 miles south of Baghdad on the Euphrates River, a U.S. Army division seizes the river town of Hindiyah. Farther south, Marines struggle to hold bridges over the Tigris River and move forces north toward Baghdad. Hear NPR's Mike Shuster.

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