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(Studio: Brian Williams) The day's violent events in Iraq reviewed.
(London: Tom Costello) The attack on Iraq's oil infrastructure by three boats that exploded featured; scenes shown of the Basra oil terminals, which are important to the area's economic recovery. [NBC terrorism analyst Walid PHARES- says Al Qaeda promised to attack oil production.] [Oil industry analyst John KILDUFF- talks about the jittery world oil market.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Baghdad: Carl Rochelle) The brutal day in Iraq, including the fate of Fallujah, where the cease-fire is shaky, reviewed; scenes shown from Al Kut, where a US convoy was attacked; at Taji, where soldiers were killed in a rocket attack; from mortar attacks in Baghdad's Sadr City; a roadside bombing near Baghdad & a suicide bombing in Tikrit. [Coalition deputy director for operations Brig. Gen. Mark KIMMITT - denies the mortar attack was conducted by coalition forces; comments on Fallujah.]
- Williams, Brian;
- Costello, Tom;
- Rochelle, Carl
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