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Afghanistan / War On Terror / Bin Laden Manhunt #654548

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 03, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) An American bombing attack in Afghanistan on a suspected Al Qaeda compound after hints that terrorist Osama bin Laden may have been there reported; details given of plans to send some prisoners of war to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; map shown from eastern Afghanistan. [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman General Richard MYERS - says the compound was extensive.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says the United States is looking for bin Laden and Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) The possibility that Somalia may be the next target in the American-led war on terrorism and the cooperation of Yemen in the search for Al Qaeda targets noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Miklaszewski, Jim;
Mitchell, Andrea

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