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Afghanistan / Military Campaign / Friendly Fire Deaths #724295

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 05, 2001
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) The incident in southern Afghanistan in which American and Afghan soldiers were hit by friendly fire recounted; details given about the misguided bomb dropped by a B-52; names released of the three dead Special Forces soldiers based in Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD†- speculates on what went wrong.] [US Army Capt. PAUL†- describes being hit by friendly fire last week near Mazar-i-Sharif.] Minor injuries to Afghan leader Hamid Karzai†† in today’s blast noted.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Claims that a son of Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden’s may have been killed in an air strike reported.

(Pakistani-Afghan Border: Nic Robertson) The continuing battle between Taliban forces and opposition troops around Kandahar Province featured; details given about the search for bin Laden and Al Qaeda fighters in the caves near Tora Bora reported. Refugees coming out of the Kandahar region discussed; scenes shown.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) More about the war on terror on “Live from Afghanistan with Nic Robertson” noted.

Blitzer, Wolf;
McIntyre, Jamie;
Robertson, Nic

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