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Afghanistan War / Kandahar / Bin Laden #655797

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 06, 2001
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Chaman, Pakistan; Nic Robertson) The latest developments in the war in Afghanistan featured; details given of the deal for the Taliban to turn over Kandahar and of exchanges of fire by United States marines at Camp Rhino. [Voice of Afghan interim government Prime Minister Hamid KARZAI - says we have offered the fighters amnesty for the surrender with an orderly transfer of power.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The Pentagon view that Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar should be taken prisoner and the hunt for Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden in the east examined; details given of concerns that Karzai might cut a deal. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - comments on Omar; questions a deal for the senior Taliban people.] [Joint Chiefs vice chairman General Peter PACE - comments on the fighting in Tora Bora.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The continued hunt for bin Laden by anti-Taliban forces with the help of United States Special Forces reviewed.

(East Afghanistan: Brent Sadler) Telephone report from east Afghanistan on the hunt for bin Laden presented; details given of the push by anti-Taliban fighters around Tora Bora and of United States air strikes against Al Qaeda fighters.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Kandahar: Allen Pizzey) Telephone report from the pool reporter about the situation around Kandahar presented; scenes shown of the fire from a crashed helicopter; details given about what the marines are doing.

Brown, Aaron;
McIntyre, Jamie;
Pizzey, Allen;
Sadler, Brent

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