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Jordan / Terrorist Attack / Confessions #753760

CNN Evening News for Monday, Apr 26, 2004
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Amman, Jordan: John Vause) How Jordan ran the confessions of captured terrorist plotters on television to assure the people there was a huge plot featured; Jordanian government video shown of the nighttime raid on a terrorist cell plotting to use chemicals & explosives in a 9/11-type attack under orders from Al Qaeda leader Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi. [In video, accused plotter Azmi JAYOUSSI†- {thru translator} says he pledged allegiance to Zarqawi; states the aim was to destroy the intelligence department.] [In video, accused plotter Hussein SHARIF†- {thru translator} says the aim was to strike Jordan & the royal family in a chemical suicide attack.] [In shadow, government SCIENTIST - outlines the plot.] [Jordanian minister of state Asma KHADER†- says Jordan has been fighting these plans for years.]

Brown, Aaron;
Vause, John

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