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Terrorism / Pakistan / Al Qaeda Death #811226

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Dec 03, 2005
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.

(White House: Elaine Quijano) The death in Pakistan of Al Qaeda figure Abu Hamza Rabia†, Osama bin Laden’s operations chief, featured; details given of a possible US role in the killing; photo shown of Pakistanis purportedly holding a piece of a missile pulled from the debris of an Al Qaeda safehouse. [Pakistani President Pervez MUSHARRAF – confirms Rabia’s death.] [Voice of Pakistani Armed Forces spokesman Maj. Gen. Shaukat SULTAN†- speculates an accidental explosion resulted in Rabia’s death.] [Former acting CIA director John McLAUGHLIN†- outlines Rabia’s importance in the terror network.]

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Lin, Carol;
Quijano, Elaine

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