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U.S. Squeezes Fallujah; Allawi Relatives Abducted
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U.S. Squeezes Fallujah; Allawi Relatives Abducted

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U.S. Squeezes Fallujah; Allawi Relatives Abducted

U.S. Squeezes Fallujah; Allawi Relatives Abducted
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U.S. Marines reload their tanks with shells during battle in Fallujah, Nov. 10, 2004.

U.S. Marines reload their tanks with shells during battle in the Sunni stronghold of Fallujah, Nov. 10, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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Moving into their third day of fighting, U.S. troops in Fallujah capture close to one-third of the city. In Baghdad, kidnappers seize three family members of interim Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi and demand an end to the Fallujah offensive. Hear NPR's Philip Reeves.

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