ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 31, 2004
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(Convention floor: Peter Jennings) The execution by extremists in Iraq of 12 workers from Nepal, two suicide bombings in Israel & a suicide bombing in Moscow, Russia, reported.
(Baghdad: Mike von Fremd) The hostage-taking in Iraq featured; stills shown from a videotape of the dead Nepalese; video shown of the two kidnapped French journalists who are being held in protest of France's Muslim head scarf policy.
(Convention floor: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Beersheba: Neal Karlinsky) The bus attacks in Beersheba, Israel, featured; scenes shown of the injured & the blown-out buses. [Israeli minister of public security Tzachi HANEGBI†- says the fence will save lives.] The claim of responsibility by Hamas noted.
(Convention floor: Peter Jennings) The site of the bombing in Moscow shown; details recalled of last week's downing of two Russian planes.