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Last Updated:  Monday, 7 April, 2003, 10:13 GMT 11:13 UK
In pictures: Tanks into Baghdad
US tanks pass by the banks of the Tigris river
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US tanks and armoured vehicles roll into Baghdad in an assault on the Iraqi capital after another night of air raids
US tanks outside Saddam Hussein's presidential palace, on the river Tigris
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There was sporadic fighting as the US forces entered the heart of the city
American troops disembark from tanks which have entered Baghdad
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US marines advanced into the compound of Saddam Hussein's main presidential palace
Palace interior
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American forces say they took control of the building
Palace interior
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Pictures from inside the palace showed a lavish interior
Iraqi soldiers respond to the American assault in the capital
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Iraqi soldiers were seen running along the banks of the Tigris
Explosions on the bank of the river Tigris
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Iraqi soldiers leave their positions as shells from US tanks rolling into Baghdad explode nearby
Tanks move along the river Tigris in Baghdad amid mortar explosions
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Coalition troops claim to control all major roads in and out of the city
An American tank rolls past an explosion near the river Tigris
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Iraqi authorities claim the US have suffered heavy losses


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