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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 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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