Iraq says elite guard in action for first time
Agence France-Presse, PTI
Baghdad, March 27, 2003
First Published: 00:52 IST(27/3/2003)
Last Updated: 01:15 IST(27/3/2003)
Iraq said that its elite Republican Guard forces had battled US-led troops for the first time on Wednesday since the war began, and that they had inflicted "heavy losses" on the coalition.