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US Troops Fired at Its Column by Error Near Nasiriya - 27 March, 2003

US troops fired at its column on Thursday to the south of Nasiriya. There are killed and wounded marines. The Qatar TV channel, Al-Jazeera, reported this as urgent news.

The channel also reports that a group of foreign journalists who accompanied the US troops in the region was shelled by the Iraqi artillery.

Al-Jazeera reports that fierce battles are going on to the south of Nasiriya, to the south-east of an-Najaf and to the south of Basra.

A representative of the Iraqi command said that the republican guard inflicted heavy losses on the enemy in the first battle near the town of an-Najaf.

The TV channel also reports that several Iraqi tanks were destroyed from the air in Souk al-Kheir district, 20 km south-east of Najaf.

The US and British aviation bombed a residential district Abu al-Huseib north of Basra. There are victims among civilians.

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