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In pictures: Baghdad under attack
One of Saddam Hussein's presidential palaces explodes into flame as it is hit by bombs
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A series of dramatic explosions rocked Baghdad, with one of Saddam Hussein's presidential palaces going up in flames
Satellite map showing headquarters of Saddam Hussein's Ba'ath party
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Coalition forces used intelligence from satellite photos to guide hundreds of bombs and missiles
Smoke rises from two Iraqi Government buildings hit by coalition forces
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Huge plumes of smoke cast a pall over Baghdad as several government buildings are hit
Baghdad scene
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The attacks were part of the US "shock and awe" plan to destroy the Iraqi Government infrastructure
A building in Baghdad's presidential compound on fire, 22 March
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A fire in one of Baghdad's presidential compounds lit up the night sky
A building in Baghdad's presidential palace compound after it was hit by a missile, 22 March
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Daylight showed the extent of the damage
Two Iraqi men walk across a bridge in Baghdad
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Residents emerged in the morning to survey the damage
Convoy of the101st Airborne Divisions 3rd Brigade Combat Team prepare to cross into Iraq, 21 March
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But the march of US and UK ground troops continues north into Iraq





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The BBC's Rageh Omaar reports from Baghdad
"The strikes appear to be carefully targeted"




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