ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 06, 1999
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(Studio: Kevin Newman) Last year's bombing of United States embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that is believed to have been a plot by Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden recalled.
(State Department: Martha Raddatz) The issue of increased security at 265 US posts around the world reviewed; details given of what measures have been carried out. [Coordinator for counterterrorism Ambassador Michael SHEEHAN - says terrorists have been constrained, but buildings are not invulnerable to attack.] The problem of embassies not being "set back" from main roads outlined. [Diplomatic Security Service director Peter BERGEN - says guards only get one week of training.]
(Studio: Kevin Newman) Report introduced.
(Nairobi: Bill Redeker) The recovery in Nairobi, Kenya, from the embassy bombing presented; details given of the role of a team of German doctors in restoring the eyesight of Kenyan victims of flying glass. [Wounded Kenyans Nancy KOLONZO, George ODONGO, Kenya OFFICIAL - comment on their recovery.] Photographs from the bombing aftermath that will be displayed in a museum shown.
(Studio: Kevin Newman) "Nightline" coverage of the embassy bombing noted.
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