ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 05, 2003
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(Studio: Terry Moran) The US attacks on Baghdad & in central & southern reviewed; maps shown; scenes shown from Karbala, Basra & of American soldiers in the heat.
(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) The thunder run of US tanks & fighting vehicles into Baghdad featured; scenes shown of running firefights against Iraqi forces. [Three SOLDIERS - comment on the action.] [3rd Infantry Div. commander Maj. Gen. Buford BLOUNT- says we can see how we will defend the city.] [US Central Command Maj. Gen. Victor RENUART- says its a clear statement of the coalition's ability to establish a presence in Baghdad.]
(Studio: Terry Moran) Report introduced.
(Baghdad: Richard Engel) The situation inside Baghdad featured; details given of the message being sent to the Iraqi people; scenes shown from Al Jazeera TV of President Saddam Hussein with his two sons & of night bombings in Baghdad. [Iraqi information minister Mohammed Saeed al-SAHHAF- says we crushed the forces at the airport, which is controlled by the Republican Guard.]
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