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Iraq / Crackdown & Attacks #791466

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 29, 2005
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Jim Maceda) The sweep in Operation Lightning by Iraqi soldiers that is a crackdown against the insurgency & a counteroffensive by the insurgents featured; scenes shown from Baghdad, including a suicide car bombing; details given of claims about terrorist leader Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi [Iraqi government spokesman Laith KUBBA†- {thru translator} says the terrorist groups are being cornered.] [On Fox, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Richard MYERS†- confirms Zarqawi has been injured.] [Military analyst retired Col. Rick FRANCONA†- outlines how this operation is a key to success.] The prospects for prolonged urban conflict noted.

Reporter(s):
Seigenthaler, John;
Maceda, Jim
Duration:
00:02:30

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