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Iraq / Fallujah #771649

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 18, 2004
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) US casualty figures for Fallujah outlined.

(Fallujah: Jane Arraf) A house in Fallujah where insurgents fought ferociously & died violently featured; scenes shown of destruction, dead bodies, Marines, arms, an Al Qaeda mural, stuff on the floor, a repair shop for anti-aircraft guns, a car bomb factory, bags of explosives. [Army 1st Infantry Div. Lt. Col. Pete NEWELL†- talks about the stiff resistance during house-to-house operations.] [Iraqi SOLDIER - {thru translator} says this is the base terrorist leader Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi's fighters operated from.] [Capt. Doug WALTER†- shows an insurgent training room.] What the troops found in this eastern section of the city where the insurgents had expelled the civilians discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) "New York Times" story on an assessment of Fallujah after the battle noted.

(Baghdad: Karl Penhaul) What victory looks like in Fallujah presented; scenes shown of rebel violence in Ramadi, Baghdad & Mosul; details given of plans for reconstruction of Fallujah & what is known of the human cost. [Iraqi Prime Minister's spokesman Thair al-NAKIB†- {thru translator} says the battle has been won in Fallujah.]

Brown, Aaron;
Arraf, Jane;
Penhaul, Karl

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