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Iraq / Al-Sadr Revolt / Najaf #762817

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 23, 2004
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) The ongoing siege in Najaf, Iraq, featured; scenes shown of US warplanes firing on militant targets, of American troops on the ground firing on the forces of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr & of armed insurgents; details given of the deliberate nature of the standoff. [1st Cavalry Div. Sgt. Danny GIFFORD†, Capt. Jason TOEPFER†- talk about the fighting.] [Reporter Stephanie GOSK†- comments on the battle.]

Gibson, Charles;
Raddatz, Martha

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