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New York, New York / Subway Bomb Plot #763993

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Aug 28, 2004
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.

(New York: Jeanne Meserve) The arrest in New York City of two men {James Elshafay†† & Shahawar Matin Siraj††} for plotting to blow up a subway station featured; scenes shown of the Herald Square station, which is near the site where the Republican National Convention will be held; courtroom sketches by Christine Cornell shown; details given of the men’s surveillance of several locations. [New York Police Commissioner Ray KELLY†- says they had no connection to an international terrorist organization; states the motive was hatred for the system.] [Siraj’s uncle Saleem NOORALI†- says his nephew likes America.]

Lin, Carol;
Meserve, Jeanne

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