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Afghanistan / Bin Laden / Kandahar #650458

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Al Jazeera letter from Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden quoted.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) Intelligence reports on the hunt for Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden in the mountains of Afghanistan reviewed; Defense Department video shown; details given about the options of "bunker-busting bombs" and sending in commandos. [Former special operations officer John HILLEN - cites the upside to an effort to capture Al Qaeda leaders.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Kandahar: Dan Harris) The mission to Kandahar, Afghanistan, featured; scenes shown from the village of Chokar Karez dismantled by a US bombardment two weeks ago and from downtown Kandahar, where Afghan life goes on.

Harris, Dan;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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