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Vice-President: Iraq captures U.S.soldiers

March 23, 2003 at 5:19 AM   |   Comments

BAGHDAD, March 23 (UPI) -- Iraqi Vice-President Taha Yassin Ramadan said Sunday that Iraqi forces captured a number of U.S. soldiers in the region of Souk al-Shiyoukh in southern Iraq. Ramadan affirmed that Iraqi TV will broadcast soon footages of the prisoners and destroyed tanks and other military vehicles.

"You will see today the U.S. prisoners of war and the U.S. tanks which have been destroyed before they (U.S. forces) pulled back," he told reporters in Baghdad.

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