US General: Uday, Qusay killed in firefight.
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Obviously we don't know if anything these professional
liars say is true, but if this report is factual, the
two sons are martyrs and heroes - unlike the criminal
bands that invaded their country and killed them.
General: Saddam's Sons Killed in Raid
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By SARMAD JALAL, Associated Press Writer
BAGHDAD, Iraq - Saddam Hussein's sons Odai and Qusai
were killed in a six-hour firefight Tuesday when U.S.
forces surrounded and then stormed a palatial villa in
this northern Iraqi town, a senior American general
"We are certain that Odai and Qusai were killed
today," said Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez at a news
conference in Baghdad.
"They died in a fierce gunbattle," Sanchez added.
He told reporters that soldiers from the 101st
Airborne Division were working on a tip from an Iraqi
informant that the sons were present in the house.
When troops approached the building, gunmen inside
opened fire with small arms. The "suspects barricaded
themselves in the house" and "resisted fiercely," he