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India / Mumbai Attacks #915421

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 30, 2008
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(Mumbai: Dan Harris) The terrorist killing mission in Mumbai, India, reviewed; scenes shown from the Taj Mahal hotel and of anti-government anger in the streets; photo shown of the sole captured Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Qasab††; details given about the group Lashkar e-Taiba†† which wants to start a war over the disputed territory of Kashmir. ["The Hindu" editor Praveen SWAMI†- comments on the information gotten from Qasab; describes the standard pattern of shooting.] The promise from the Indian prime minister for increased security noted.

(Mumbai: Nick Schifrin) The pressure on the Indian government to hit back against Pakistan for its involvement in the attack examined; details given about how this is a distraction in the US-Pakistani fight against militant groups. [Opposition member of Parliament Bharat RAUT†- says enemies should be killed.] [Deputy home minister Shakeel AHMED†- says Pakistan is being used for anti-Indian activities.] [Pakistan's ambassasdor to US Husain HAQQANI†- says Pakistan's military and intelligence services are not involved in the attacks.] [Former assistant Secretary of State Karl INDERFURTH†- says the possibility of a conflict between India and Pakistan has been reignited.]

Harris, Dan;
Schifrin, Nick

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