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Iraq / Missing Jets / New Government / Attacks #788955

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 03, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The belief that an accidental collision over Iraq caused the crash of 2 fighter jets that went missing last night, and the discovery of the body of one of the pilots reported.

(Baghdad: Mark Strassmann) The priority for Iraq’s new government to restore security featured; scenes shown of the swearing-in ceremony for the new cabinet, attack sites and a car packed with explosives that was discovered in Baghdad by Iraqi police; details given of continued political infighting and recent attacks, including the targeting of Iraqi police in Samarra; insurgent video of a terrorist training camp shown. The recovery of a letter addressed to terror leader Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi noted. The ability of the government to function without Sunni cooperation discussed.

Schieffer, Bob;
Strassmann, Mark

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