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Iraq / U.N. Headquarters Bombing / Investigation #735918

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 20, 2003
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Randall Pinkston) The investigation into yesterday’s bombing at the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq, featured; details given about the disregarding of prior warnings about attacks and about lax security at the building; scenes shown of continuing rescue efforts. [FBI special agent Thomas FUENTES†- outlines what is known about the truck bomb.]

(Studio: John Roberts) U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan’s statement that the U.N. will continue to maintain a presence in Iraq noted.

(Baghdad: Kimberly Dozier) The security challenge for the U.N. in Iraq featured; scenes shown of U.N. workers leaving Baghdad. [U.N. spokesperson in Iraq Salim LONE†- says we cannot move about freely.] [Former U.N. weapons inspector Scott RITTER†- says this attack was designed to remove the U.N. from Iraq.]

Roberts, John;
Pinkston, Randall;
Dozier, Kimberly

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