30 Dec. 1999
Kandahar, Afghanistan - IslamicStateof Afghanistan
TALEBAN MILITIAMEN IN POSITION ON A TANK NEAR THE INDIAN AIRLINE HIJACKED PLANE AT KANDAHAR AIRPORT IN AFGHANISTAN.
Taleban militiamen position themselves on a tank December 30, near the runway where the hijacked Indian Airlines plane has been sitting for the last six days at Kandahar airport in southern Afghanistan. The Taleban reinforced guards surrounding the hijacked aircraft in what the movement's Foreign Minister said was a normal rotation.