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Afghanistan / Battle For Konduz / Kabul #651956

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 16, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Near Konduz: Byron Pitts) The battle between Northern Alliance and Taliban troops for the control of Konduz, Afghanistan, featured; scenes shown of worshippers in a mosque and patients in a hospital. [Afghan MAN - says it is good to kill Taliban soldiers during Ramadan.] [Chief surgeon Dr. Said QADIR - says the Taliban took supplies from the hospital.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Bagram Air Base: Lara Logan) The arrival of 100 British Royal Marines and some American troops in Kabul in order to secure the nearbY Bagram Air Base reported; details given of plans for French troops to help secure corridors for distributing humanitarian aid; of Hazara concerns that they will not be properly represented in a new Afghan government; scenes shown of the air base.

Logan, Lara;
Pitts, Byron;
Rather, Dan

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