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Iraq / U.N. Headquarters Bombing #735885

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 20, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: David Ensor) The FBI investigation into the suicide truck bombing at the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq, featured; scenes shown of the damaged building; details given about the scale of the attack. [FBI agent Tom FUENTES†- says it was military-type explosives.] [CNN terrorism expert Peter BERGEN†- says Al Qaeda could be a lead suspect.] [Voice of Saudi dissident Dr. Saad al-FAGH†- says 3,000 Saudis have jihad ties.] The intelligence about terrorism in the region discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) A candlelight vigil at the U.N. for the victims of the Baghdad bombing shown. [U.N. Secretary General Kofi ANNAN††- remembers the slain colleagues.]

(Baghdad: Ben Wedeman) The reaction to the U.N. bombing in Baghdad featured; details given of the views of Iraqis; scenes shown from the bombing site. [US administrator in Iraq Paul BREMER - says the terrorists are now in Iraq.] Two separate ambushes in Iraq reviewed. The jolting of the capital by this & the Jordanian Embassy bombings discussed.

Brown, Aaron;
Ensor, David;
Wedeman, Ben

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