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Somalia / US Air Strike #917651

FNC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 09, 2007
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) The US air strike against an Al Qaeda target in Somalia noted. [White House spokesman Tony SNOW†- comments on the global war on terror.]

(Pentagon: Molly Henneberg) The outcome of the air strike, which may have killed Al Qaeda’s leader in East Africa, featured; pictures shown of wanted Al Qaeda members Fazul Abdullah Mohammed† and Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan†, who may also have been targeted; details given on the connection to the 1998 US embassy bombings and 2002 bombings in Kenya. [Somali President Abdullahi YUSUF†- {thru translator} says the US has the right to defend itself.] Map and scenes from the USS Eisenhower shown. [State Department spokesman Sean McCORMACK†- comments on trying to capture fleeing operatives.]

Smith, Shepard;
Henneberg, Molly

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