NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 04, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The latest developments in the Middle East crisis reviewed; Lebanese casualties cited.
(Tyre, Lebanon: Richard Engel) The deadly day of fighting in Lebanon reviewed; scenes shown of the bodies of farmers killed in an air strike; details given of the dispute over civilian deaths in southern Lebanon, the lowering of the death toll from Sunday’s attack on Qana and the difficulties for aid convoys. [Israeli government spokesperson Miri EISIN†- denies targeting civilians.] [U.N. spokesman Khaled MANSOUR†- questions Israel’s destruction of bridges.]
(Haifa: Martin Fletcher) Hizballah’s intensified rocket attacks in Israel featured; scenes shown of damage, injured people, a Syrian-made rocket & anti-missile batteries near Tel Aviv. [Israeli police spokesman Micky ROSENFELD†- comments on potential damage from the Syrian weapon.] [2 Tel Aviv RESIDENTS – react to the threat from Hizballah leader Hassan Nasrallah.] [Nahariya resident Tsilla GAVRIELI†- comments.]