Iraqi central bank looted by residents

A report from Associated Press on the war in Iraq contained details of what was described as looting at the central bank in Baghdad. The looting apparently included the removal of carpets, chairs and other fixtures from the Bank.

Source: Associated Press (extract)

To the south, British troops gained control over much of Basra, Iraq's second-largest city, and were pressing into the old city where the last paramilitary fighters had retreated. Some Basra residents cheered the British, while others

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