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Cash, condom, Viagra found in Uday's briefcase

Investigators sift wreckage of house where Husseins died

Uday in a file photo from 2000.
Uday in a file photo from 2000.

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Gallery: Photos released by the United States of the corpses of Uday and Qusay Hussein   (These images are graphic and are not recommended for children and some adults. Viewer discretion is advised.)

Viewer discretion advised -- graphic video of what the U.S. says are the bodies of the Hussein brothers.
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WASHINGTON (CNN) -- U.S. troops sifting through the wreckage of the house in Mosul where Saddam Hussein's two sons were killed found Uday Hussein's briefcase, which contained $400,000 in U.S. currency and 30 million Iraqi dinars, or about $21,400.

Uday's briefcase also contained Viagra, a condom, packaged underwear, shirts, cologne and a "tacky tie," according to a government source familiar with the inventory.

Uday and his brother, Qusay, were killed July 21 during a six-hour gunbattle with U.S. troops in the northern Iraqi city. (Profiles: Qusay Hussein, Uday Hussein)

The Pentagon allowed photographs and videotapes of their bodies to be released last week to convince Iraqis that the two were dead. It was also hoped that convincing proof of their deaths would end attacks on U.S. troops by Saddam supporters and possibly lead to more tips on former Iraqi officials, including Saddam.

However, one American soldier was killed and three wounded in an attack Monday in central Baghdad, U.S. military officials said. (Full story)

The attack was the latest of the almost daily guerrilla strikes against U.S. soldiers. Since President Bush declared major combat over May 1, 49 U.S. troops have been killed through hostile action. A total of 247 U.S. troops have been killed since the Iraq war began in March.

The informant who led U.S. troops to the house where the Hussein brothers were hiding in Mosul is expected to collect a $30 million reward -- $15 million for each brother -- from the U.S. government. (Map)

The bounty on Saddam's head is $25 million.

Qusay and Uday were the second and third most-wanted Iraqi leaders, and both are in the card deck of most-wanted Iraqis issued to U.S. troops in Iraq. Uday was the ace of hearts and Qusay the ace of clubs. (Flash interactive:Iraq's most-wanted)

A government official told CNN that the Bush administration is still cautious about how close U.S. forces might be to capturing or killing the ousted Iraqi president.

Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division searched three homes in Saddam's hometown of Tikrit on Monday and found a large arms and ammunition cache.

Saddam is changing his location every two to four hours, officials said. DNA samples will be taken from three farmhouses U.S. troops raided Sunday in Tikrit to determine whether Saddam had been there, they said.

Neighbors reportedly told 4th Division soldiers that Saddam's security chief had been in the area shortly before the farmhouse raids. No casualties were reported on either side, officials said.

CNN Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr contributed to this report.


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