Attack injures 10 U.S. troops in Kuwait
Published 12:00 am Saturday, March 22, 2003
KUWAIT CITY (AP) – A grenade and small-arms attack injured 10 American soldiers at the 101st Airborne Division’s camp in Kuwait early Sunday, U.S. military officials said. Six of the troops were seriously hurt. &uot;From our reports it appears that a terrorist penetrated Camp Pennsylvania, one or more terrorists threw two hand grenades into a tent,&uot; said George Heath, spokesman at Fort Campbell, home base of the 101st.
Explosion kills five at northern Iraq checkpoint
GERDIGO, Iraq (AP) – An apparent car bomb killed at least five people, including an Australian cameraman, at a road checkpoint Saturday near a camp of the al-Qaida-linked militant group Ansar al-Islam. At least eight people were injured. The group’s base in northeastern Iraq was attacked overnight by U.S. cruise missiles.
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More explosions made
BAGHDAD, Iraq – Strong explosions shook the Iraqi capital after sunset Saturday, the latest in the daily dose of aerial bombardment by U.S.-led forces.
Search for Iraqi Scuds coming up empty
WASHINGTON – U.S. special operations troops combing Iraq for Scud missiles and chemical or biological weapons have found none so far, a senior American military officer said Saturday.
Protesters, supporters back on streets again
NEW YORK – Tens of thousands of anti-war demonstrators, spanning 30 blocks, marched down Broadway on Saturday as part of a fresh round of cross-country protest against war on Iraq. Military backers also showed their support with flags and &uot;USA” chants.