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Afghanistan / Air Strikes / Northern Alliance / Taliban Morale #655308

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 06, 2001
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The battle in Afghanistan updated.

(Northern Afghanistan: Satinder Bindra) The movement of Northern Alliance troops towards Mazar-i-Sharif in north Afghanistan as well as the continued US bombing featured; scenes shown from the field. [United Front foreign minister Abdullah ABDULLAH - says the troops are nearing Mazar, but they need supplies from the air; indicates Pashtun tribesmen have joined the Taliban.] The sighting of a United States helicopter noted.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Islamabad: Nic Robertson) The morale among Taliban troops examined; scenes shown of the soldiers singing poems. [Southern Afghanistan commander Akhtar Mohammad USAMNI - (thru translator) says we want to die for a cause and have enough manpower to fight.] [Spin Boldak commander Mohammad Syed HAQQANI - (thru translator) says we will "teach" the ground troops when they come.]

Bindra, Satinder;
Brown, Aaron;
Robertson, Nic

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