US forces control 600 oil wells in southern Iraq
Agence France-Presse, PTI
Washington, March 30, 2003
First Published: 00:31 IST(30/3/2003)
Last Updated: 00:31 IST(30/3/2003)
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The US-led forces waging war in Iraq now control 600 oil wells in the south of the country, Pentagon spokeswoman Victoria Clarke said on Saturday.
The US-led forces have pushed 320 kilometres (200 miles) into Iraqi territory and were near Baghdad, she told a press conference.