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Iraq War / Baghdad Bombings #952927

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 19, 2009
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Casualties from today’s bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, cited.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The coordinated attacks reviewed; details given of concern about the capabilities of Iraqi forces; scenes shown of a bombing site, the vibration during a meeting of tribal leaders, the damaged Foreign Ministry building, the wounded; map shown. [NBC News producer Ghazi BALKIZ††- notes the Defense Ministry admitted the attacks were due to Iraqi forces’ negligence.] [Military analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY†- states US forces should not go back into Baghdad.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Miklaszewski, Jim
Duration:
00:02:30

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