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Iraq / Marine Hostage / Fallujah #759773

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 05, 2004
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: John Berman) Report out of Iraq from an Islamic group that captured American Marine Cpl. Wassef Hassoun is alive & the latest US bombing in Fallujah of a safe house linked to Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi featured; video shown of the blindfolded hostage. [Coalition deputy director for operations Brig. Gen. Mark KIMMITT - expresses optimism about the news.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Statement from the new Iraqi government that it captured two Iranian car bombers reported.

(State Department: Jonathan Karl) "Time" magazine video of foreign fighters taking part in attacks in Iraq featured; excerpts from a video gotten from people close to Zarqawi shown. ["Iraq at the Crossroads" author Toby DODGE†- analyzes the video & Zarqawi's intentions to cause havoc in Iraq.] Zarqawi's translated message in an audiotape played.

Gibson, Charles;
Berman, John;
Karl, Jonathan

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