Coalition Bombing Raids Kill 62 Civilians in Iraq

Around 62 civilians were killed during last night's coalition bombing raids over Iraq, according to Iraqi Information Minister Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf. The minister, who gave a press conference today in Baghdad, said that last night the US-led coalition subjected Baghdad to the most extensive missile and bomb strikes since military action began. Al-Sahaf also confirmed that one missile fired by a US plane destroyed an orphanage in the Iraqi capital.