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Afghanistan War / Kandahar and Mazar-I-Sharif / Bombing Errors #651166

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 05, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The United States bombing near Kandahar, Afghanistan, that resulted in serious injuries to American soldiers and wounded new transitional government head Hamid Karzai examined; details given about the "friendly fire" strike and what could have gone wrong. [Pentagon spokesman R/Admiral John STUFFLEBEEM - describes what happened.] [Voice of KARZAI - comments.]

(Southern Afghanistan: David Wright) The treatment of the injured at Camp Rhino reported.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) 1st person report from United States Special Forces "Captain Paul" about what happened during the accidental bombing at the prison break in Mazar-i-Sharif. ["CAPT. PAUL" - describes what happened when the bomb went off nearby.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Bonn: John Yang) Agreement by the four major Afghan factions for an interim government with Karzai to be the prime minister examined; scenes shown of the delegates in Bonn, Germany. [UN special envoy to Afghanistan Lakhdar BRAHIMI - comments on the war.] [Voice of KARZAI - talks about Afghan issues.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Wright, David;
Yang, John

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