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Last updated 0600 GMT 9 April
Baghdad:
  • Gunfire and tank fire have been heard as US troops consolidate gains made in central Baghdad on Tuesday

  • The Americans have been pushing into the city from the north and south-east. Reports say US soldiers have expanded their control of an area on the west bank of the river Tigris, where most of the government ministries and palaces are - while the Iraqis control the east bank of the Tigris

  • Some American marines have moved into a military airbase in south-eastern Baghdad. Another group of marines have entered the sprawling mainly-Shia suburb of Saddam City in the north-east

  • Three journalists were killed and four more injured by American fire in central Baghdad on Tuesday
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