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http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_762832.html?menu= One killed on first day of Iraq war The International Red Cross has stated at least one person has died and 14 have been wounded in the first day of war in Iraq. The first independent, non-Iraqi source to confirm the numbers, the International Committee of the Red Cross said in Geneva that one of its doctors had reported back following visits to hospitals in Baghdad. "We confirm the death of one person and 14 injured," said ICRC director of operations Pierre Kraehenbuehl. "This is on the basis of the first round of visits the ICRC medical doctor was able to carry out today in a series of hospitals in Baghdad." Iraqi officials came up with the same number this morning after US forces pounded Baghdad with cruise missiles and precision guided bombs at the start of the fight to depose Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. © Associated Press Story filed: 16:40 Thursday 20th March 2003 sign the pledge of resistance to the "war on terrorism" www.j-n-v.org _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk