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Saddam's Sons Killed in U.S. Raid

U.S. officials confirm that Saddam Hussein's sons, Uday and Qusay Hussein, were among four Iraqis killed in a gunfight with U.S. forces in Mosul. Officials say they relied on various sources to positively identify the bodies. In Baghdad, Iraqis cheer the news. Hear NPR's Guy Raz and NPR's Ivan Watson.

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Ivan Watson
Ivan Watson is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he has served as one of NPR's foreign "firemen," shuttling to and from hotspots around the Middle East and Central Asia.