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    BAGHDAD, IRAQ

    At a special ceremony in Baghdad on August 9, President Saddam Hussein presented medals to servicemen who have been fighting in the Gulf War.

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    1. SV Saddam Hussein pins medals on soldiers, hugs bearded retainer (2 shots) 1.15
    2. SV With wounded soldiers, Hussein makes one sit down (2 shots) 1.32
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    Background: BAGHDAD, IRAQ

    At a special ceremony in Baghdad on August 9, President Saddam Hussein presented medals to servicemen who have been fighting in the Gulf War. As he pinned on the medals, President Hussein thanked his troops for their courage, and said that they were an example to the people of Iraq. As the war between Iran and Iraq continues, Iraq has announced that its forces have killed over 130 Iranian soldiers who tried to advance in the central sector of the Gulf War front. Iraqi military officials said that Iranian artillery had shelled residential areas in the southern port of Basra and the central town of Khanaqin, wounding several civilians.

    Source: IRAQI TV

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5PNSDLMFOJIJ3ZACJDS97IF1S
    Media URN:
    VLVA5PNSDLMFOJIJ3ZACJDS97IF1S
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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