Arab TV: Saddam Lives!
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The Russian site that has a news line on the Iraq war
(www.iraqwar.ru) has just put up this notice a little
while ago (it took some minutes to translate!)
Simultaneously three leading Arab television stations
come out with a denial of the report about the
possible death of Saddam Hussein.
8 April 2003 [21:16 Moscow time]
Simultaneously, three leading Arab television stations
� al-Jazeera, Abu Dhabi, and Al-Arabiya � have come
out with a denial of the report of the possible death
of Saddam Hussein. According to their information the
Iraqi leader and his sons are still alive.
During the day on Monday (7 April 2003) an American
B-1 bomber dropped four 900kg laser-guided bombs on
the residential quarter of al-Mansour, in which,
according to American intelligence agents, Iraqi
President Saddam Hussein and his two sons were at the
At the sites of the impacts of the bombs craters were
formed that were several meters deep. American media
quoted reports of representatives of American
intelligence citing witnesses who confirmed that
Saddam Hussein had entered the building that was later
bombed and never came out.
Source: Konstantin Machul�sky, correspondent for ITAR-TASS.