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Iraq launches missiles in reponse to coalition stikes

Iraq launches SCUD missiles against Kuwait, Jordan and US forces in Southern Iraq

March 20, 2003

Surface to surface missiles were launched by Iraq in reponse to first US strikes this morning.

It was reported that Patriot missiles intercepeted two SCUD's fired against Kuwait City. Unconfirmed rumors also circulated that a light aircraft had crashed, raising fears of an Iraqi UAV type non-conventional strike.

An Iraqi SCUD attack is reported to have hit a refuelling depot in Jordan killing one civilian.

The US 7th Cavalry were forced to don NBC suits in reponse to an Iraqi strike in Southern Iraq at 09.40 GMT. Two detonations occured approximately 10km from their positions. Conventional munitions were said to have been used.


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