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Afghanistan War / Kabul Attack #1002211

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 13, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Kabul: Mandy Clark) An attack by Taliban insurgents on the US embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, featured; scenes shown of the fighting, including men shooting guns, Afghan forces, a dead suicide bomber, wounded people; details given about the spiking of the violence this year.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Live interview held with US ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker about Kabul; scenes shown of the fighting. [By phone, CROCKER - says we are safe and no Americans have been injured; downplays the implications of today's attack.]

Pelley, Scott;
Clark, Mandy

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