Wednesday, March 26
Report: Elite Iraqi Column Heads for U.S. Force
Reuters, March 26, 2003; 3:34 PM
KUWAIT (Reuters) - A huge column of elite Republican Guard units streamed out of Baghdad Wednesday evening heading toward U.S. forces massed near the southern Iraqi city of Najaf, CNN television reported.
"A major column including about 1,000 Iraqi mobile units that might include tanks, might include armored personnel carriers, trucks and other things are on their way down from Baghdad toward Najaf," CNN said, quoting one of its reporters who is traveling with the U.S. 7th Cavalry.[...]