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Iraq / Kurdish Refugees / United States Aid / Turkey #580325

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 22, 1991
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(Los Angeles: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Zakho, Iraq: Brad Willis) Allied relief efforts of American, British and French troops in northern Iraq reported; question of whether Kurds will move back to Iraq examined; scenes shown of tent city and neighboring Zakho, Iraq. [Agency for International Development Fred CUNY - comments on problem of permanent protection from President Saddam Hussein's troops.]

(Los Angeles: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Diyarbakir, Turkey: Margaret Larson) Lieutenant Colonel John Bond reported asking Kurdish tribal leaders to help organize food distribution; scenes shown of riots; Turkey's own problems with Kurds said complicating relief effort; Turkish soldiers reported shooting Kurds during food riot on Monday; photos shown. [Kurdish LEADER, regional governor Hayri KOZAKCHIOGLU - (thru translator) comment on shooting.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Larson, Margaret;
Willis, Brad

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