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Afghanistan War / Shoe Bomber Case / Computer Evidence #651306

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 16, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Evidence linking Richard Reid, who tried to light his "shoe bomb" on plane Flight 63, to Al Qaeda in Afghanistan introduced. [Attorney General John ASHCROFT - comments on the flight.]

(Studio: Brian Ross) Wall Street Journal story on terrorism plotting and Reid based on computers bought from a looter in Kabul, Afghanistan, examined; details given about the information acquired. ["Wall Street Journal" writer Alan CULLISON - says there is a detailed summary of places that might be bombed in Israel and Egypt.] [Israeli government spokesman Daniel SEAMAN - says there is an ongoing investigation into Reid's footsteps in Israel.] The likelihood that the computer belonged to Mohammed Atef, who was Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden's military commander, who was killed in the bombing in Afghanistan, discussed.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Ross, Brian
Duration:
00:04:00

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