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America Fights Back / Afghanistan / Mazar-I-Sharif Prison Riot #652094

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 27, 2001
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The crushing of a prison revolt in Mazar-i- Sharif, Afghanistan, the attack by American Marines on a Taliban convoy near Kandahar and the identification of an area where terrorism sponsor Osama bin Laden is probably hiding featured; map shown of bin Laden's likely hiding place in Afghanistan; graphic scenes shown of dead prisoners in Mazar-i-Sharif. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says the battle is not over in Afghanistan towns controlled by the Northern Alliance.] [Central Command commander General Tommy FRANKS - says the United States military presence adds pressure to the Taliban.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan: Dodge Billingsley) First-hand report on the end of the Taliban captive uprising in Mazar-i-Sharif featured; details given of the bombing of Taliban positions inside an ancient fortress; scenes shown of United Front soldiers firing on Taliban captives.

Billingsley, Dodge;
Martin, David;
Roberts, John

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