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U.S. Battles Insurgents in Fallujah, Najaf

U.S. forces launch attacks on parts of Fallujah following the expiration of a deadline for insurgents to surrender their heavy weapons. The action comes a day after fighting near the holy city of Najaf that left more than 60 Iraqis dead. Hear NPR's Philip Reeves.

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Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering South America. Previously, he served as NPR's correspondent covering Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.