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Iraq / Checkpoint Shooting / Versions #782435

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 07, 2005
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The state funeral in Italy for the intelligence officer, Nicola Calipari, who was shot by US troops in Baghdad, Iraq, on Friday after rescuing journalist Giuliana Sgrena, shown.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) The US official's response to Sgrena's sensational charges that she was shot intentionally examined; photo shown of the Italian President visiting Sgrena in a Rome hospital; details given of the different accounts from the Italians & the US military. [Voice of SGRENA - says they knew we were on the way to the airport & we were attacked without any light.] [State Department spokesman Richard BOUCHER†- offers denial.] The reasons the US is very aggressive on these roads noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Raddatz, Martha

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