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Baghdad cannot be taken: Iraq minister

Iraqi Defence Minister Sultan Hashem Ahmed said on Thursday that Baghdad 'cannot be taken', while acknowledging that US units are nearby.

world Updated: Mar 28, 2003 00:30 IST

Iraqi Defence Minister Sultan Hashem Ahmed said on Thursday that Baghdad "cannot be taken", while acknowledging that the first US units are just 140 kilometres (90 miles) from the city limits.

First Published: Mar 28, 2003 00:30 IST