Saddam sons 'dead'
Saddam Hussein’s two sons, Uday and Qusay, have been killed by US troops in Iraq, the United States military has said. Their bodies were identified after 200 US soldiers, backed by helicopters, stormed a house in the northern city of Mosul following a tip-off from an Iraqi source. A US commander in Baghdad said he was “certain” the two had died in the fierce gun battle in Mosul. Reports of the deaths of the two men – among the most influential and most feared in the Saddam regime – were welcomed on the streets of Baghdad where revellers fired shots in the air. Full Story