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America Fights Back / Afghanistan / Omar, Bin Laden Hunt #652845

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 02, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The death of the Taliban intelligence chief during an American bomb attack reported.

(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) American troops searching for Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar and other Taliban and Al Qaeda members near Baghran, Afghanistan, and the return of 200 Marines from a search mission at a Taliban compound reported; map shown of Afghanistan. [Joint Chiefs of Staff R/Admiral John STUFFLEBEEM - says anti-Taliban forces are also looking for Omar.] [MARINE - says he saw a lot of books at the compound.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Tora Bora Mountains, Afghanistan: David Martin) Satellite telephone report on the continuing search for terrorist Osama bin Laden in eastern Afghanistan reported; details given of the discovery of ammunition dumps; scenes shown of American Special Forces hunting through caves in Tora Bora.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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