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Spain / Madrid Train Bombings #750638

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 11, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Deadly terror bombings at three train stations in Madrid, Spain, reported.

(Madrid: Dawna Friesen) The terror attacks in Madrid featured; scenes shown of wrecked trains, emergency workers, injured people, bodies; details given of the initial blaming of the Basque separatist group, ETA. [Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria AZNAR† {thru translator} – says the criminals will be arrested, judged, found guilty, & sentenced.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Evidence that Al Qaeda may have been involved in the bombings outlined. [Terrorism expert M.J. GOHEL†- describes the membership of ETA.] [Terrorism expert Daniel BENJAMIN†- comments on Al Qaeda’s record of killing people for the sake of stacking up bodies.] [Terrorism expert Roger CRESSEY†- says this is a nightmare scenario.] Increased security for New York City trains & subways noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Friesen, Dawna;
Mitchell, Andrea

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