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Pakistan / Terrorism / Mehsud #942054

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 07, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Martha Raddatz) Reports of the US targeting of Pakistani Taliban terrorist Baitullah Mehsud by a drone strike killing him updated; details given about the images sent back by the drones & of problems in confirming the death. [In Islamabad, ABC's Nick SCHIFRIN - comments.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS†- speaks about Mehsud, a murderous thug.] Word that the top terrorist in Indonesia, Noordin†† Top†, who was involved in the recent hotel bombings, may have been killed discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Raddatz, Martha

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