30 Dec. 1999
Kandahar, Afghanistan - IslamicStateof Afghanistan
TALEBAN SOLDIERS HOLD STINGER MISSILES NEAR INDIAN AIRLINES HIJACKED PLANE AT KANDAHAR AIRPORT IN AFGHANISTAN.
Two Taleban militiamen hold U.S.-made Stinger surface-to-air missiles as they pass close to the hijacked Indian Airlines plane at Kandahar airport in southern Afghanistan December 30. The Taleban reinforced guards surrounding the hijacked aircraft in what the movement's Foreign Minister said was a normal rotation.