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Iraq / Fallujah Clash #727363

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 29, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Fallujah, Iraq: Jim Maceda) A deadly clash between US soldiers & civilians in Fallujah, Iraq, featured; details given about the controversy over who fired the first shots; scenes shown of angry Iraqis, of wounded people and of burials. [Iraqi MAN {thru translator} – says the Iraqis had no weapons.] [US Army 82nd Airborne Division Capt. Frank ROSENBLATT†- describes the mood of the mob.] [82nd Airborne Lt. Scott WOOD†- says it was a mass attack.] [NBC News analyst Gen. Wayne DOWNING††- says we’ve got to take these people off the street.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The captures of Iraq’s former oil minister and the former governor of Basra; Russian President Vladimir Putin’s statement that U.N. sanctions against Iraq should not be lifted until it is certain that Iraq has no weapons of mass destruction, and the granting of asylum for the Iraqi lawyer who provided the tip that led US soldiers to PFC Jessica Lynch reported; scenes shown of Putin with British Prime Minister Tony Blair. More coverage of events in Iraq on noted.

(NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.)

Brokaw, Tom;
Maceda, Jim

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