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Saddam Hurt in Bombing, Report Suggests

The Washington Post reports that U.S. intelligence officials believe Saddam Hussein was present Wednesday when a 2,000-pound "bunker-busting" bomb struck an Iraqi command center. Officials say Saddam may have been injured in the attack. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and Post reporter Dana Priest.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.