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Iraq / Fallujah Offensive #770589

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 09, 2004
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The battle for Fallujah, Iraq, introduced; casualty figures outlined on screen.

(Baghdad: Jim Sciutto) An overview of the battle featured; scenes shown of armed insurgents, helicopter gunships, artillery firing into the city, civilians, the dead & Marines on a night operation. [Two SOLDIERS - comment on the mission.] [With US Marine Corps, voice of BBC's Paul WOOD†- talks about the battle for the heart of the city.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) The battle plans for Fallujah reviewed; scenes shown of artillery fire; details given of an insurgents' show of force in Ramadi, Baquba, Baghdad, Kirkuk & Mosul. [Multi-National Corps Lt. Gen. Thomas METZ†- talks about the insurgents' resistance; notes we have seen few civilians; believes the senior leaders have probably already left.] [ABC News military analyst Tony CORDESMAN†- says we don't know how many people just go underground.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Sciutto, Jim;
Raddatz, Martha
Duration:
00:05:30

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