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Iraq / Attacks / US Offensive #789828

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 12, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The deaths of more US troops in Iraq reported.

(Baghdad: Mark Strassmann) Ongoing violence as the US offensive against foreign terrorists coming into Iraq through Syria continues reviewed; scenes shown of confiscated weapons that came in through “rat lines,” and car bombing sites in Baghdad, where the crowd became angry with US troops. [On the phone from Ar-Ribat, voice of “Los Angeles Times” reporter Solomon MOORE†- says residents are telling Marines the insurgents left or are hiding among the people.] [US Army Maj. Gen. Joseph TALUTO††- comments on the offensive.]

(NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.)

Schieffer, Bob;
Strassmann, Mark

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