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Afghanistan / Bin Laden / Aid Workers Release #654946

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 15, 2001
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.

(Kabul: Christiane Amanpour) The latest developments in Afghanistan with the Taliban on the run reviewed; details given about terrorism documents found in a Taliban building, confirmation that Jalalabad has fallen perhaps to the Northern Alliance or a Pashtun tribal leader and reports of battles in Kandahar and Konduz; Al Jazeera military scenes shown.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The status of the ground war in Afghanistan with United States troops playing a role in the hunt for Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden in the south reviewed; scenes shown of United States warplanes. [US Central Command commander General Tommy FRANKS - says there small American teams are on the ground.] [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - says we will eventually find bin Laden.] The United States investigation of sites where bin Laden may have been working on nuclear, biological or chemical weapons noted and discussed.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) The airlifting out of Afghanistan of eight foreign aid workers who had been held by the Taliban reviewed; scenes shown.

Amanpour, Christiane;
Blitzer, Wolf;
McIntyre, Jamie

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