'Pockets of Resistance' Meet U.S. Troops Near Basra
U.S. and British forces hold most of the territory around the port of Umm Qasr and the larger city of Basra in southeastern Iraq, but are engaged in street-to-street fighting against pockets of resistance. In Nasiriyah, 100 miles north of Basra, U.S. troops hold a bridge over the Euphrates River and set their sights on a nearby airfield. Hear NPR's Neal Conan and NPR's Mike Shuster.
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