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Iraq / Attacks / Tikrit #734865

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 08, 2003
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(Studio: Daryn Kagan) The attack on US troops in Fallujah, Iraq, & the accidental death of more American soldiers reported. [From Texas, President BUSH - says we suffer when we lose the lives of those who sacrifice in part of the war on terror.]

(Tikrit: Jane Arraf) Another shootout in Tikrit, Iraq, in which Army snipers shot & killed two Iraqis featured; scenes shown of the US military presence & of the family of one of the men killed by the Americans. [Army's 4th Infantry Div. Lt. Col. Steve RUSSELL†- says they were enemy combatants who disobeyed the rules & paid with their lives.] The influence of Saddam Hussein in the city of Tikrit detailed; scenes shown of chanting Tikritis.

(Studio: Daryn Kagan) Report introduced.

(Ft. Stewart, Georgia: Brian Cabell) The happy homecoming for soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Div. featured; scenes shown of family reunions at Ft. Stewart, Georgia; photo shown of Sgt. Stefan Booker‡, who was killed in Iraq. [Capt. Andrew HILMES†- remembers Booker; says his wife got used to him being gone, so he has to find his role at home.] [Wife Nicole HILMES†- reacts to the homecoming.]

Kagan, Daryn;
Arraf, Jane;
Cabell, Brian

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