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Afghanistan, Pakistan / Al Qaeda #771547

FNC Evening News for Monday, Mar 22, 2004
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bret Baier) The battle between Pakistani soldiers & Al Qaeda fighters and their supporters in western Pakistan updated; details given about the possibility that Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahiri† and other top terrorist leaders may have escaped through tunnels during the battle; scenes shown of dead foreign terror fighters. [Pakistani Army spokesman Maj. Gen. Shaukat SULTAN†- comments.]

(Studio: Shepard Smith) Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir’s† report that Zawahiri claims Al Qaeda possesses suitcase-sized nuclear weapons and the progress in US soldiers’ search for Taliban rebels including former Taliban leader Mullah Omar†, in their ongoing spring offensive in central Afghanistan, reported.

Smith, Shepard;
Baier, Bret

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