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Iraq / U.N. Headquarters Bombing #735733

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 19, 2003
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: John Berman) A massive suicide bombing at the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq, featured; scenes shown of the chaos inside the building & from outside; diagram shown; details given of the death of U.N. special envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello††. [Capt. Neil SMITH†, U.N. spokesman in Iraq Salim LONE†- describe what happened.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Mike von Fremd) The rescue attempt at the bombed-out building featured; scenes shown of men digging through debris to rescue a survivor. [US administrator in Iraq Paul BREMER - comments on the bombing.] [Army Pfc. Greg McMASTERS†- comments on the survivor.] [Coalition forces in Iraq commander Lt. Gen. Ricardo SANCHEZ - talks about the rescue operation.]

Gibson, Charles;
Berman, John;
von Fremd, Mike

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