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Afghanistan War / Air Strike / Civilians #704657

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 03, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The investigation into US air strikes against a wedding party in Afghanistan featured; Associated Press photos shown of rows of shoes, the groom, struck buildings, the wounded. [Voice of AP reporter Adam BROWN†- says the AC-130 continued to shoot at fleeing people.] [Joint Staff operations director Lt. Gen. Gregory NEWBOLD†- says aircraft were always fired on.] [Pentagon spokeswoman Victoria CLARKE†- says we don't have enough information.] The puzzling lack of bodies or graves noted & the Pentagon's slow pace of determining responsibility in prior "friendly fire" events.]

Brown, Aaron;
McIntyre, Jamie

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