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Afghanistan War / Petraeus #975457

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 02, 2010
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The arrival in Afghanistan of Gen. David Petraeus to take over as commander of the war reported; scenes shown from Kabul; US casualties cited.

(Studio: Scott Pelley; Kabul: Mandy Clark) The challenges facing Petraeus from the Taliban and the difficult fighting for US and allied forces discussed; combat footage that was shot by a British soldier’s helmet-mounted camera showing a soldier being wounded shown.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) A car bombing and machine gun assault on the offices of American contractor Development Alternatives in northern Afghanistan noted; scenes shown.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Clark, Mandy
Duration:
00:03:00

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