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03KUWAIT1276
2003-04-06 15:12:00
UNCLASSIFIED
Embassy Kuwait
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TFIZ01: KUWAIT SITREP NO. 37

Tags:   AEMR  AMGT  PREL  ASEC  CASC  EAID  KU 
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						UNCLAS KUWAIT 001276 

SIPDIS

DEPT ALSO FOR USAID DCHA/OFDA

GENEVA FOR UNDRO AND LRCS

USCINCCENT ALSO FOR POLAD

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AEMR AMGT PREL ASEC CASC EAID KU
SUBJECT: TFIZ01: KUWAIT SITREP NO. 37

REF: KUWAIT 01253 AND PREVIOUS

UNCLAS KUWAIT 001276

SIPDIS

DEPT ALSO FOR USAID DCHA/OFDA

GENEVA FOR UNDRO AND LRCS

USCINCCENT ALSO FOR POLAD

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AEMR AMGT PREL ASEC CASC EAID KU
SUBJECT: TFIZ01: KUWAIT SITREP NO. 37

REF: KUWAIT 01253 AND PREVIOUS


1. SITREP NO. 37 AS OF 1800 HOURS LOCAL, 1000 HOURS
WASHINGTON TIME APRIL 6, 2003.


2. EVENTS SINCE LAST SITREP (all reported times are
Kuwait Local, GMT plus three):

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Security/Military
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NSTR

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Political
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NSTR

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Consular
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NBC Kuwait informed post early this morning of the death
of NBC reporter David Bloom in Iraq today of natural
causes (cerebral hemorrhage). Mr. Bloom was embedded
with the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division in Iraq. NBC
notified NOK of Mr. Bloom's death. The U.S. Army's
Mortuary Affairs office in Kuwait is making arrangements
for the immediate repatriation of Mr. Bloom's remains to
the United States. According to a U.S. Army Mortuary
Affairs officer, Mr. Bloom's remains will be repatriated
to Dover via military transport either tonight (April 6)
or tomorrow (April 7) as soon as flight arrangements can
be confirmed. Mr. Bloom's remains are now in Kuwait in
U.S. Army custody. An autopsy will be performed upon
arrival in Dover.

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Management
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NSTR


3. COMMENTS: None


4. STATUS OF PENDING REQUESTS: N/A

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