Allied forces holding 3,500 PoW: Rumsfeld
Agence France-Presse, PTI
London, March 26, 2003
First Published: 00:51 IST(26/3/2003)
Last Updated: 00:51 IST(26/3/2003)
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US-led forces are holding more than 3,500 prisoners of war in Iraq, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Tuesday.
There are "in excess of 3,500 Iraq prisoners of war," Rumsfeld said, adding that thousands more Iraqis were part of units that disbanded.