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Iraq / Fallujah Offensive #770686

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 10, 2004
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The battle to take Fallujah in Iraq introduced.

(Fallujah: Nick Watt) The firefight in Fallujah featured; scenes shown of Marines moving street-to-street & house-to-house toward the center of the city & shooting at insurgents. [MARINE - describes what happened on the roof.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) The battle for Fallujah featured; scenes shown of soldiers on the ground, in buildings shooting & shelling a mosque. [Two MARINES, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force commander Lt. Gen. John SATTLER†- comment on the mission.] [Embedded reporter BBC's Paul WOOD†- says the Marines are taking sniper fire in this building.] Al Jazeera videotape shown of insurgents who say they are holding members of the Iraqi national guard.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The multi-headed nature of the insurgency noted.

(Baghdad: Jim Sciutto) The insurgents' plan of attack featured; details given of a bold daytime raid in which insurgents captured three members of Iraqi interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi's family & of casualty figures published by the Iraqis; scenes shown from a Baghdad police station built up in a fortress mentality.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Watt, Nick;
Raddatz, Martha;
Sciutto, Jim
Duration:
00:06:20

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