NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 28, 2004
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(Boston: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Baghdad: Kevin Tibbles) The daily violence in Iraq, including today’s suicide bombing in Baquba that killed dozens of civilians, reviewed; scenes shown of the chaos in Baquba, the site of a rocket attack in Baghdad, and street fighting in Ramadi; details given of the upcoming meeting of Iraqi politicians who will choose an interim assembly. [In Egypt, Secretary of State Colin POWELL – says we must not let these tragic incidents deter us from our goal.] [US military spokesman Brig. Gen. Erwin LESSEL- describes the enemy.] [Baghdad University Dr. Saad al-HASANI- explains the insurgents’ goal of trying to appear as a political force.]
(Boston: Tom Brokaw) The killing of 2 Pakistani hostages; the release of an Iraqi hostage, and discussions between the US, Saudi Arabia, & the U.N. about a Muslim force that will take over for coalition forces in Iraq reported.