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Saudi Arabia / Riyadh Terrorist Attack #728380

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 13, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The terrorist attacks in Saudi Arabia updated; map & scenes shown of the Riyadh location.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The suicide attacks on residential compounds that housed foreigners reviewed; scenes shown of the destruction & of Secretary of State Colin Powell visiting the site. [Two EYEWITNESSES - describe what happened.] [POWELL - says this was a well-planned terrorist attack.] [Voice of EYEWITNESS - says people are leaving Saudi Arabia.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Brian Ross) The investigation into the Al Qaeda connection to the terrorist strike examined. [Former counterterrorism czar Richard CLARKE†- says the targets should have been well protected; states we suspect Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden†† has been demanding an attack since the Iraq war.] [Former FBI assistant director John LEWIS†- says the Saudis are claiming this is their problem.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Ross, Brian

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