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Iraq / Kurdish Refugees / United States Camps #337858

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 21, 1991
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Silopi, Turkey: David Martin) Beginnings of a tent city built by US Marines for Kurdish refugees featured; scenes shown from town of Zakho, Iraq. [Major General Jay GARNER, SOLDIER, Lieutenant Colonel Bob FLOCKE - talk about presence of Iraqi police forces.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Turkish soldiers reported firing on refugees who rioted at a food distribution site. Report introduced.

(Iskveren Camp: Allen Pizzey) Life at a refugee camp featured; scenes shown of United States special forces soldiers teaching songs to Kurdish kids at the Iskveren Camp, Turkey. [US Special Forces Captain Nathan HUNT - talks about problems with the food distribution system.] Scenes shown of people battling each other for food and water.

Chung, Connie;
Martin, David;
Pizzey, Allen

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