NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 05, 2004
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(Studio: Brian Williams) An insurgent attack on an oil pipeline near Karbala, Iraq, reported; scenes shown of the fire.
(Baghdad: Tom Aspell) A US air strike on Fallujah targeting followers of jihad leader Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi & Zarqawi's videotape of actual terrorist attacks featured; scenes shown of the people at the damaged site & from the video. ["Time" magazine's Michael WARE- says Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's acolytes have hijacked the war in Iraq; says the tape is propaganda for them & terrorism for us.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Baghdad: Kevin Sites) The mixed signals from radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, who has changed his mind about a cease-fire between his militia & the Americans, featured; scenes shown from the Shiite slums of Sadr City, Baghdad. [US soldier Lt. Dave SWANSON - says his vehicle has been hit many times.]