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Iraq / Zarqawi / Attacks #791010

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 24, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) Skepticism of reports that Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi, a wanted terror leader in Iraq, is wounded detailed.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Figures on deaths from car bombings in Iraq cited.

(Baghdad: Richard Engel) Operation Squeeze Play, aimed at ridding Baghdad of car bombers, featured; scenes shown from sites where US soldiers & a girls school were targeted and of US troops searching for vehicles that might be passed to suicide bombers; statistics cited on car bombings; details given of new tactics involving decoy cars and remote-control detonation. [3rd Infantry Division Lt. Col. Dave FUNK†, Lt. Mike HUDSON†- comment on the operation to find & destroy these networks.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Engel, Richard
Duration:
00:03:30

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