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Afghanistan War / United States Bombing #650989

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 21, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Martha Raddatz) Questions about the United States bombing of a convoy near Khost, Afghanistan, examined; details given about the recent resurgence of Taliban activity in the area and of the United States plans to use thermobarric bombs in the caves of Tora Bora. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - comments on the bombing.] [Undersecretary of Defense Edward ALDRIDGE - comments on the new bombs.] The ongoing mystery of the whereabouts of Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The arrival of British peacekeeping troops in Kabul shown.

Jennings, Peter;
Raddatz, Martha

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