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The US government has released photographs of what it claims are Saddam Hussein's dead sons.
It is their bid to convince sceptical Iraqi's they had not survived the Mosul gun battle.
The US says the pictures show the upper body and head of Uday, 39, and two of Qusay, 37.
One of the photos apparently shows Uday with a thick beard and severely bruised face.
Also released were photographs of the brothers when they were alive and X-rays used to help identify Uday.
Qusay's face was heavily bruised and also bearded.
The photographs were immediately broadcast by CNN and two Arab satellite television networks widely viewed in Iraq.
In Baghdad, some members of Iraq's Governing Council were shown the brothers' bodies, which are being stored at Baghdad International Airport.
"There isn't the slightest doubt in our minds that these are the bodies of Uday and Qusay," said a Coalition Provisional Authority official.
After the photos were broadcast globally, some Iraqi's remained sceptical.
"I'm not convinced the pictures shown are of Uday and Qusay, and even if they were I'm not happy. I would have been happy if they were captured alive and brought to justice before the Iraqi people," said Shunt Gob, 37, an accountant who saw them broadcast on CNN in a Baghdad hotel.
Story filed: 16:21 Thursday 24th July 2003
-------------------- Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience.
It isn't more complicated than that.
It is opening to or recieving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is,
without either clinging to it or rejecting it.