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Last Updated: Saturday, 5 April, 2003, 08:42 GMT 09:42 UK
In pictures: Saddam resurfaces
Iraqi TV shows Saddam Hussein in a Baghdad street with supporters and bodyguards
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The pictures appear to confound speculation that Saddam Hussein was hurt or killed in coalition bombing
Iraqi TV picture showing Saddam Hussein raising his fist while surrounded by guards
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The pictures captured the Iraqi leader - or his double - in defiant mood
Iraqi TV shows Saddam Hussein surrounded by a crowd of cheering Iraqis
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As the Iraqi president walked the streets, his bodyguards appeared to have trouble holding back the crowds
Iraqi TV picture showing Saddam Hussein being greeted by a supporter
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Before Friday the Iraqi leader had not been seen in public since 20 March
Saddam Hussein holds up a young Iraqi girl in the crowd
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Saddam Hussein was shown cuddling a young Iraqi girl...
Saddam Hussein on Iraqi television earlier on Friday
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The footage followed a defiant statement, in which he urged Iraqi resistance


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