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Iraq / Sadr City Fighting #763299

FNC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 17, 2004
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Caroline Shively) The fighting in Sadr City in Baghdad, Iraq, where coalition & Iraqi forces are trying to put down the insurgency, featured; scenes shown from the town hall, which US troops are calling the “Alamo,” of US tanks patrolling the streets, and of injured soldiers. [Task Force Stallion Lt. Col. Lopez CARTER†- says they’re not going to take this building.] [Tank commander John MEREDITH‡- describes a battle.] [Iraqi intervention force 1st Lt. METHIR† {thru translator} – says there is no need for disturbance.]

Smith, Shepard;
Shively, Caroline

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