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Iraq / Checkpoints / Shootings #782764

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 08, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The recent incident in Iraq in which an Italian agent was killed & an Italian journalist wounded by US troops at a checkpoint in Baghdad, Iraq, recalled.

(Baghdad: Nic Robertson) The life or death decisions made by the US military at checkpoints featured; details recalled of two prior shooting incidents & of the ongoing concerns about suicide car bombings; scenes shown from the road to the Baghdad airport. [Former Iraqi general Miqdad ABDULL†- {thru translator} recalls what happened when his car was shot up; states people fear these checkpoints.] [3rd ID commander Maj. Gen. William WEBSTER†- talks about the techniques for stopping vehicles & procedures for the soldiers to follow.]

Brown, Aaron;
Robertson, Nic

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