On Tape: Bin Laden Says Casualties Were Estimated
Thursday, December 13, 2001

In this excerpt from the translated video released by the Pentagon today, Osama bin Laden says that al Qaeda "calculated in advance the number of casualties" attacks on the World Trade Center towers in New York. This excerpt includes a washingtonpost.com staffer reading the government's translation of the videotaped meeting.

Editors Note: The Phrase "UBL" refers to Osama Bin Laden.

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