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Iraq / Baghdad #728057

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 09, 2003
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(Studio: Brian Williams) A Black Hawk helicopter crash into the Tigris River in Samara, Iraq, noted.

(Baghdad: Jim Avila) The continuing threats in Baghdad to Americans trying to secure and rebuild featured; scenes shown of Army troops arresting a carjacker and patrolling the streets. [Iraqi MAN – says Americans shot a man who was slow to move his car.] [US Army land forces commander Lt. Gen. David McKIERNAN†- says there are areas we don’t have covered.] [NBC News analyst Gen. Wayne DOWNING†- says we have to eliminate threats before we can conduct peacekeeping operations.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) The US introduction of a U.N. resolution to end economic sanctions against Iraq noted.

Williams, Brian;
Avila, Jim

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