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Iraq / Italian Hostage / Baghdad Airport Road #782278

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 04, 2005
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(Studio: Campbell Brown) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Tom Aspell) The attack by US forces in Iraq on the car carrying Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena†† after she was freed by her kidnappers, injuring her & killing her bodyguard, featured; statement from US 3rd Infantry Division quoted.

(Studio: Campbell Brown) Report introduced.

(Rome: Keith Miller) The reaction in Italy to the shooting reviewed.

(Studio: Campbell Brown) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Charles Sabine) The challenge of securing Baghdad’s airport road featured; death toll figures cited. [Lt. Col. Todd MORROW‡- recalls a suicide bombing on his troops; explains why the road must remain open.]

Brown, Campbell;
Aspell, Tom;
Miller, Keith;
Sabine, Charles

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