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Kenya / Mall Massacre / American Recruits #1052075

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 23, 2013
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Nairobi: Linsey Davis) The drama at a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, where Al Shabab terrorists took over the mall featured; scenes shown of people running away, the Saturday attack, current gunfire sounds, people hiding in the mall, special forces there and people coming out of hiding. [Mall WORKER, American Nick HANDLER, WOMAN, voice of American Elaine GANG - describe what happened in the shooting.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The terrorism group Al Shabab that recruits Americans examined; photos and propaganda video shown. [Former US asst. attorney W. Anders FOLK†- talks about middle American recruits who intend to do great violence.] [Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Civic Center Abdisalam ADAM†- reads a statement.] [Former counterterrorism official Richard CLARKE†- says they intend to train Somali-Americans to come back to the US.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) Police training to protect US malls and other soft targets examined; scenes shown from a Virginia training exercise. [Montgomery County, Maryland, SWAT team commander Capt. Robert BOLESTA†- talks about weapons readiness and how to react in an attack.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Davis, Linsey;
Ross, Brian;
Thomas, Pierre

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