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Iraq / Attacks / Fallujah, Habbaniyah #751652

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 31, 2004
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Walter Rodgers) The death in Fallujah, Iraq, of four American civilian contractors & the explosion in Habbaniyah that killed five American soldiers featured; scenes shown from Fallijah of the Iraqis celebrating around the two fiery cars & the mutilating of the bodies that were then hung on a bridge. [Coalition Provisional Authority advisor Dan SENOR, coalition deputy director for operations Brig. Gen. Mark KIMMITT†- comment on the aim of the Fallujah attack.] How the violence in Iraq prevents the media from covering the stories at night & in certain locations discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The horrific account of the mutilation of the bodies of four contractors examined; images shown from Somalia in 1994, when similar events occurred. [White House press secretary Scott McCLELLAN - calls for responsible coverage.] [KIMMITT - says we won't stop our mission.] [US Central Command commander Gen. John ABIZAID†- says the Iraqi police force is not adequately trained.] The Iraq & Somalia situations compared & discussed.

Brown, Aaron;
Rodgers, Walter;
McIntyre, Jamie

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