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Iraq / Fallujah / Hostages / Al-Sadr / Whitmores #776054

FNC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 13, 2004
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) The day's developments in Iraq introduced; scenes shown of US soldiers involved in a gun battle in Fallujah.

(Baghdad: Mike Tobin) The day’s events in Iraq reviewed; details given about the discovery of four bodies west of Baghdad where some Halliburton/KBR contractors & soldiers disappeared, the recent string of kidnappings, the continuing cease-fire in Fallujah, and the preparations of soldiers in Najaf to oust radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr’s militia.

(Studio: Shepard Smith) The funeral for soldier Michelle Whitmore††, who was recently killed in Iraq and her parents’ request that her two sisters not have to return to duty in Iraq and the reaction of Italy and Japan to the recent kidnapping of its civilians; scenes shown of Whitmore’s family in New Berlin†, Wisconsin.

Smith, Shepard;
Tobin, Mike

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