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The Invasion of Iraq

For ordinary Iraqis, the US-led invasion which began in March 2003 was a time of fear and insecurity. Robin Lustig hears one girl's story of bombing, prayers and boredom.

For ordinary Iraqis the US-led invasion, which began in March 2003, was a time of fear and insecurity. Lubna Naji was a 17-year old schoolgirl living with her sister and her aunts in Baghdad when the aerial bombardment of the city started. In this edition of Witness she talks to Robin Lustig about the confusion, the claustrophobia and her family's attempts to keep the anxiety at bay.

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