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Afghanistan / USSR Withdrawal #115579

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 14, 1988
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(Studio: Brit Hume) Report introduced.

(Kabul, Afghanistan: David Ensor) Explosion of rebel truck bomb in Soviet stronghold of Kabul reported; scenes shown of explosion's aftermath and of Soviet responses to rebels in hills. Scheduled Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan noted. [SOLDIER - (thru translator) is glad to be going home.] Acquiring of anti-tank missiles by rebels noted. [Soviet commander Boris GROMOV - (thru translator) discusses withdrawal.] Issue of Afghan army's ability to hold off rebels detailed.

Ensor, David;
Hume, Brit

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