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U.S. Kills Saddam's Sons Uday and Qusay

Saddam Hussein's Sons Uday and Qusay Killed by U.S. Military

U.S. Central Command says Uday, Qusay killed in Mosul July 22

The U.S. Central Command reports that Saddam Hussein's sons, Uday and Qusay, died July 22 when forces of the 101st Airborne Division and Special Operations Forces mounted an operation against suspected regime figures in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.

Following is the text of the Central Command press release:


qStatement from US Central Command:

On Tuesday, July 22, forces associated with the 101st Airborne Division and Special Operations Forces conducted an operation against suspected regime figures at a residence in Mosul, Iraq. The site is currently being exploited. Four Iraqis were killed in the operation. We have confirmed that two of the dead were Saddam's sons Uday and Qusay.

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