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Syria / Civil War / Chemical Weapons #1064501

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 26, 2013
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The administration’s view that the Syrian government killed civilians in a chemical weapons attack noted. [Secretary of State John KERRY – calls it a moral obscenity.]

(Antakya, Turkey: Richard Engel) The latest developments in the aftermath of the attack reviewed; scenes shown of U.N. weapons inspectors in Damascus where one of their vehicles was shot by a sniper, injured and dead victims; details given about possible cruise missile strikes and the targets, a Syrian family that fled to a camp to escape the poison gas, a 10-year-old girl pleading with President Obama. [KERRY – says there must be accountability.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Possible US action against Syria updated.

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Amman: Ann Curry) The plight of refugee children featured; scenes shown from the Zaatari camp in Jordan; details given about the story of 7-year-old Jalal‡, who was injured in a bombing.

Holt, Lester;
Engel, Richard;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Curry, Ann

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