Urban Hamid

Pacifica radio

Tuesday, April 07, 2003


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Urban Warfare – Baghdad Under Siege (4:04)


Reports coming in from Baghdad that say US troops have invaded Iraq’s capital city today. The US say they have taken 2 palace complexes of Saddam Hussein. There are reports of violent confrontations in various neighborhoods of Baghdad as many residents of the city have holed up indoors. Urban Hamid, a Swedish Freelance journalist joins us from the Hotel Palestine in Baghdad where it is now night time and he reports all has been quiet for the last couple of hours after a day of intense bombardment by US troops.