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Iraq / Baghdad Attack / On Leave #739557

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 10, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Neal Karlinsky) The two versions of the death of two American soldiers in a Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad, Iraq, presented; scenes shown from the site of a battle while the soldiers were on patrol. [US military spokesman Col. George KRIVO†- says the troops were lured in by a group of civilians seeking assistance.] The Iraqi view that the Americans started the fight outlined.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Ft. Hood, Texas: Mike von Fremd) The American soldiers who have been on a two-week leave from duty in Iraq featured; scenes shown of family life in the states. [In Ft. Hood, Texas, Pilot Mike REESE‡; in Colleen, Texas, Capt. Brian SIMMS‡- comment on being home.] [In home video, wife Melinda REESE - comments.]

Jennings, Peter;
Karlinsky, Neal;
von Fremd, Mike

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