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Iraq / Baghdad Bombing #752411

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 17, 2004
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(Baghdad: Peter Jennings) The explosion of a huge bomb in Baghdad, Iraq, reported; scenes shown of a residential hotel on fire & the wounded in the street; details given of the possibility the attack was intimidation. [IRAQI - comments.]

(Baghdad: John Berman) The efforts to help the wounded & find survivors in the rubble featured; scenes shown of American troops, Iraqi police & firemen. [Army 1st Armored Div. Lt. Michael BREEN†, two IRAQIS - comment.]

(Baghdad: Peter Jennings) The terrorists' aim at soft targets in Iraq noted.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) The weapons of choice for the insurgents in Iraq examined; scenes shown of today's Baghdad bombing; details given of the blaming of Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi, who has links to Al Qaeda, for suicide attacks. [ABC News military analyst Tony CORDESMAN†- says explosives are still available; states we are not showing we are winning.]

Jennings, Peter;
Berman, John;
Raddatz, Martha

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