CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 10, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) An ambush on American soldiers in Baghdad and Iraqi opposition leader Ahmed Chalabi’s statement that former President Saddam Hussein is offering bounties for killing Americans noted.
(Fallujah: Mark Phillips) The continuing attacks on US troops in Iraq featured; details given of evidence that the attacks are organized by Saddam loyalists. [Coalition forces land component Lt. Gen. David McKIERNAN- comments on the attacks.] [US Army Col. David PERKINS- says the Baathist Party is coordinating regionally.] The uncertain fate of Saddam noted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Coalition casualties and the AP’s tally of Iraqi civilian dead cited.
(Yarmuk, Iraq: David Martin) The mission of US troops in northern Iraq featured; details given about monitoring and humanitarian activities; scenes shown. [101st Airborne Commander Maj. Gen. David PETRAEUS- says there are pockets of former Baath officials that have been a challenge.] [US Army Capt. Christian TEUTSCH- comments on helping Iraqi villagers.] NOTE - Local weather bulletin on screen.