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Afghanistan War / Maxwell Death #971391

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 22, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Kabul: Richard Engel) The investigation into the death of American U.N. guard Louis Maxwell††, who died in the Taliban attack on the U.N. compound in Kabul last October, featured; details given of suspicions that Afghan security forces were involved and a possible cover-up; amateur video of Maxwell being shot shown; scenes shown of the burned-out compound and the tree in Florida decorated by Maxwell’s mother. [U.N. assistant secretary general for field support Anthony BANBURY†- says he may have been killed by friendly fire.] [NBC military analyst retired Col. Jack JACOBS††- says 2 Afghan soldiers shot him.] [Afghanistan Ministry of Interior spokesman Zemarai BASHARI†- says there was a bomber wearing a police uniform.] [Maxwell’s MOTHER – comments.]

Williams, Brian;
Engel, Richard

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