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Iraq / Rebellion / Karbala / Refugees #134003

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 01, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) Retreat of Kurdish resistance forces from all major cities in northern Iraq featured; scenes and map shown; details given of crushing of rebels in Arbil, Iraq, through use of government's helicopter gunships. [Senate staff investigator Peter GALBRAITH - shows his own videotape of Kurds retreating.] Decision by President Bush's administration to meet with Kurdish leaders noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report on number of dead in southern holy city of Karbala, Iraq, cited.

(Karbala: Edward Stourton) Conditions in Karbala now that the battle between Shiite rebels and government forces is over featured; scenes shown of destruction in the city, including bloodstained floors of a mosque.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(In occupied Iraq: Don Kladstrup) Desperate situation for Iraqi refugees living in a no man's land in southern Iraq that is occupied by American troops who intend to leave soon featured; scenes shown. [SOLDIER, IRAQIS, KUWAITI - talk about the Iraqi refugees' future.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Kladstrup, Don;
McWethy, John;
Stourton, Edward
Duration:
00:06:10

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