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  • Al Qaeda Offers $100,000 for Captured Americans

    04/05/2002 2:41:21 PM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 12 replies · 199+ views
    CNSNews ^ | 4/5/02 | Lawrence Morahan
    Senior defense officials Friday confirmed reports that al Qaeda and Taliban forces in Afghanistan are distributing leaflets offering rewards of up to $100,000 for Americans captured alive. "I think it confirms what we've been saying and that is that Afghanistan remains a very, very dangerous place," Army Gen. Tommy Franks, commander of the U.S.-led coalition, told Pentagon reporters in a video link-up from U.S. Central Command headquarters in Tampa, Fla. U.S. forces found the leaflets last week in eastern Afghanistan, in a region where much fighting has taken place. The leaflets or pamphlets offer $50,000 for an American delivered dead...