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U.S. Forces Dealing with Thousands of Iraqi POWs

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U.S. Forces Dealing with Thousands of Iraqi POWs

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U.S. Forces Dealing with Thousands of Iraqi POWs

U.S. Forces Dealing with Thousands of Iraqi POWs

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American forces are holding an estimated 7,000 Iraqi prisoners of war, including more than 30 captured Friday in a fresh battle north of Baghdad. Hundreds more Iraqis taken prisoner have been released because they were not soldiers. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.

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