NBC Evening News for Friday, May 13, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Kabul, Afghanistan: Peter Kent) USSR 's withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan featured; details of dangers in Kabul given, scenes shown. USSR soldiers shown preparing for journey home. Mujahedeen guerrillas noted planning attacks upon homebound soldiers; rebel leader quoted. [Pakistan guerrilla leader Abdul HAQ - comments on rebel cause.] West dipls. quoted re: likelihood of Mujahedeen controlling most of Afghanistan by summer. USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev noted wanting to get out of Afghan war.
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