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March 28, 2003
 
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Arab Stations: 50 Dead in Baghdad Attack
Arab TV Stations Report More Than 50 Dead When U.S. Missile Hits Market in Baghdad

The Associated Press


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Arabic language television stations reported Friday that U.S. missile struck a market in western Baghdad, killing more than 50 people.

Al Arabiya television said at least 52 people died in the Friday afternoon attack on the market in a residential area. Al Jazeera television put the death toll at 55.

Al Jazeera showed the injured, many of them children, lying in hospital beds with bandages on theur heads and faces. One boy had a blood-soaked bandage on his nose and cried softly as a man and woman sobbed.


photo credit and caption:
U.S. Marines with India Company, 3rd Battalion., 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division walks with a local man while patroling a rural area south of Baghdad, Iraq on Friday, March 28, 2003. (AP Photo/Laura Rauch)

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