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Iraq / Baghdad Bombings / Al-Rashid Bombing #740545

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 27, 2003
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(San Bernardino: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Tom Aspell) A series of suicide car bombings across Baghdad, Iraq, featured; scenes shown from the explosion sites, including the International Red Cross office and 3 police stations. [US Army S/Sgt. Gus VIGNART†- comments on the death of Iraqi police officers.] [International Red Cross spokesperson Nada DOUMANI†- says Iraqis are paying the price for such acts.] [US Army Brig. Gen. Mark HERTLING†- comments on the coordination of the attacks.]

(San Bernardino: Tom Brokaw) President Bush’s reaction to the attacks noted. [BUSH – says the more successful we are, the more the killers will react.] The investigation into the bombing at Baghdad’s Al-Rashid hotel during a visit by Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz, and the statement by the leader of Lebanon’s Druse faction that he hoped the next attack on Wolfowitz would be fatal noted. A first-hand look at the Al-Rashid bombing presented; scenes shown of the damaged building and from inside the building after the attack. [In Baghdad, NBC correspondent Jim MIKLASZEWSKI†, NBC cameraman Jim LONG†- describe what happened.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Aspell, Tom

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