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Baghdad Braces for New Wave of Bombs

As night falls on Baghdad, Iraqi forces set fire to oil-filled trenches in an effort to shield the capital city in smoke. Iraqis brace for a new aerial onslaught following sporadic daylight bombing. Images of Saddam Hussein fill Iraqi television, but officials reject questions about the Iraqi leader's status or whereabouts. Hear NPR's Anne Garrels.

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Anne Garrels