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East Africa / Embassy Bombing / Bin Laden / United States Attacks #181872

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 23, 1998
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Nairobi, Kenya: Juju Chang) The role of Mohammed Saddiq Odeh in providing evidence in the bombing of the United States embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, featured; Odeh photograph shown; scenes shown from the hotel where the bomb may have been assembled. [ABC News consultant Vincent CANNISTRARO - says Odeh says Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden ordered him to carry out the bombing.] The FBI's ongoing investigation of the blast site noted.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Islamabad: Richard Gizbert) The message from the Afghanistan's Taliban government to bin Laden about showing restraint featured; details recalled of his movement from Sudan to Afghanistan two years ago.

(Khartoum: Morton Dean) ABC News exclusive interview with Sudanese leader Hassan al-Tarabi about bin Laden. [TARABI - says the United States has made bin Laden a hero to the whole Moslem world; questions President Clinton's motives in attacking Sudan.] The bombed-out site in Sudan and anti-American demonstrations shown.

Chang, Juju;
Dean, Morton;
Gizbert, Richard;
Simpson, Carole

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