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Iraq War / Fighting #888928

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 29, 2008
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(Studio: David Muir) The worsening crisis in the war in Iraq introduced.

(Baghdad: Miguel Marquez) The fighting between militias loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and Iraqi security forces featured; scenes shown from the streets in the east and from Basra; details given of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's plans to punish the Mehdi army. [American SOLDIER - comments.] [Retired Maj. Gen. William NASH†- says urban house-to-house fighting is tough.] The extension of a strict curfew in Baghdad noted.

Muir, David;
Marquez, Miguel

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