NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 04, 2005
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(Los Angeles: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Baghdad: Richard Engel) The massive suicide bombing, claimed by Ansar al-Sunnah†, targeting police recruits in the Kurdish city of Irbil, Iraq, featured; scenes shown of blood in the streets, injured people. [Voice of acting Interior Minister Mohammed IHSAN†- describes the scene.] [Iraqi Minister of Planning Barham SALIH†- says the terrorists are trying to instigate a civil war.] Another suicide bombing in Baghdad noted.
(Los Angeles: Brian Williams) A military judge’s decision to throw out the guilty plea from Pvt. Lynndie England in the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse case following testimony from convicted Pvt. Charles Graner reported; scenes shown from Ft. Hood, Texas.
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The ruling that charges will not be filed against the Marine who was videotaped shooting an unarmed, wounded Iraqi & other insurgents in a Fallujah mosque last year featured; video shown. The investigation of a second Marine in the incident noted.
(Los Angeles: Brian Williams) The disappearance of a large sum of money under US control from the sale of Iraqi oil meant for reconstruction noted.