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1700 GMT 13 April
Kut:

  • US marines have taken the town of Kut in eastern Iraq

  • The fall of the town is the last missing link in a chain opening up the eastern route from Baghdad down towards Basra

  • US marines now confidently move along all the roads in central Iraq between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, a BBC correspondent says
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