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Spain / Madrid Train Bombings / US Threat #750657

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 11, 2004
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(Baghdad: Dan Rather) A series of bombings on commuter trains in Madrid, Spain, reported; casualty figures cited; e-mail message threatening an attack against the US quoted.

(Madrid: Allen Pizzey) The terror attack in Madrid featured; scenes shown of wrecked trains, bodies, wounded people, & rescue efforts.

(Baghdad: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(London: Richard Roth) The investigation into who is responsible for the bombings featured; details given about a letter from Al Qaeda claiming responsibility, while the investigation is also focusing on the Basque separatists of ETA. [Asia-Pacific Foundation M.J. GOHEL†- says this has the flavor of Al Qaeda.]

(Baghdad: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Orr) The terror threat against the US in a letter from the Al Qaeda-affiliated group, Abu Hafs al Masri Brigades††, examined; details given about the group’s questionable credibility.

Rather, Dan;
Pizzey, Allen;
Roth, Richard;
Orr, Bob

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