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CNN BREAKING NEWS

Allied Planes Strike Site in Iraqi No-fly Zone

Aired September 26, 2002 - 06:51   ET

THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED.

CAROL COSTELLO, CNN ANCHOR: A bit of breaking news to pass on to you right now. This is from Iraqi TV, keep in mind. Iraq says an allied air strike early this morning hit its civilian airport in the southern port city of Basra. Now, the announcement didn't mention any casualties at all.
A Pentagon official did confirm there was a strike early today, but gave out no other details. Of course, this is over the no fly zone.

Again, Iraqi TV is reporting that an allied air strike, that's U.S. and British war planes, struck a civilian airport in the southern port city of Basra.

Of course, we'll have much more information on this throughout the day right here on CNN.

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