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Afghanistan / Land Mines / Cairo #653890

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 17, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The condition of three United States marines injured while clearing land mines in Afghanistan updated; scenes shown from Kandahar of marines exploding mines.

(Kabul: Jim Maceda) The story of Italian physiotherapist Alberto Cairo, who works in Afghanistan with those injured by land mines, featured; scenes shown of the prostheses made in a low-cost factory staffed by amputees. [CAIRO - says Afghanistan is a place of joy; indicates the Afghans--not he- -are the angels.] [International Committee of the Red Cross Alef SHARAR - praises "Mr. Alberto."]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The raising of the American flag over the United States embassy in Kabul for the first time since 1989 shown.

Brokaw, Tom;
Maceda, Jim

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