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America Fights Back / Afghanistan / Prisoners / Bin Laden #653111

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 08, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Defense Department: Wyatt Andrews) The bombing of Al Qaeda targets in eastern Afghanistan and plans to begin moving some prisoners of war to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, reported; Department of Defense video shown of one bombing run. [Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Richard MYERS - describes the bombing of a suspected Al Qaeda complex; says some detainees could become very violent.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Peshawar, Pakistan: Barry Petersen) Claims that terrorist Osama bin Laden has entered Pakistan reported; details given of concerns that troops will be moved from the border with Afghanistan due to the growing tensions between India and Pakistan. [Pakistani President General Pervez MUSHARRAF - says he hopes that the troops do not have to be moved.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The suicide of an Al Qaeda fighter during a standoff at a hospital in Kandahar reported; scenes shown.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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