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Terrorism / New York, New York / Tunnel Plot #836757

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 07, 2006
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(Studio: Armen Keteyian) The breakup of a suicide bomb plot targeting New York City commuter trains under the Hudson River reviewed; photos shown of mastermind Assem†† Hammoud†, an Al Qaeda suspect arrested in Beirut, Lebanon; details recalled of blind cleric Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman††’s plan to blow up New York City landmarks, including the Holland Tunnel, in the 1990s. [FBI’s Mark MERSHON†, NYC police commissioner Raymond KELLY†- comment on the plot.] [Representative Peter KING†- says there have been ongoing plots against New York City.] Yesterday’s vote by the Department of Homeland Security to hike funds to help New York City protects its transit system noted.

Reporter(s):
Smith, Harry;
Keteyian, Armen
Duration:
00:02:40

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