Zhawar Kili

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Village used by al Qaeda in Zawar Kili.

Zhawar Kili is the site of a suspected Taliban or al Qaeda base that was bombed in 1998 and 2001.[1][2]

Zhawar Kili is in Khost Province suspected to have been an area where al Qaeda fighters regrouped after the bombardment of Tora Bora.

American cruise missiles bombed a suspected al Qaeda site in Zhawar Kili in 1998 in retaliation for the bombing of the American Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998.[1]

Zhawar Kili was bombed again in November 2001. Richard A. Beck, a geologist at the University of Cincinnati informed the Department of Defense that he could identify the rocks in a videotape Osama bin Laden released in October 2001 from a field trip he had made to Khowst.[1]

The Department of Defense released video of the bombardment of Zhawar Kili in March 2002.[3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Marianne Kunnen-Jones (2002-10-30). "Scouting Out Al Queda: Researcher Develops New Methods of Counter-Terrorim". University of Cincinnati. Retrieved 2008-11-15.  mirror
  2. ^ "DoD News Briefing - Gen. Myers". Department of Defense. Retrieved 2008-11-15.  mirror
  3. ^ "DoD News Briefing - ASD PA Clarke and Rear Adm. Stufflebeem". Department of Defense. 2002-01-07. Retrieved 2008-11-15.  mirror
  4. ^ "Building in Zhawar Kili Complex. (.mpg 3 MB) (020108-D-6570C-001)". Department of Defense. 2002-01-07. Retrieved 2008-11-15.  mirror
  5. ^ "Building in Zhawar Kili Complex. (2.rm 1 MB) (020108-D-6570C-002)". Department of Defense. 2002-01-07. Retrieved 2008-11-15.  mirror