30 Dec. 1999
Kandahar, Afghanistan - IslamicStateof Afghanistan
TALEBAN SOLDIERS TAKE UP POSITIONS NEAR THE INDIAN AIRLINES HIJACKED PLANE AT KANDAHAR AIRPORT IN AFGHANISTAN.
Armed soldiers from the Taleban Islamic militia take up positions near the hijacked Indian Airlines plane at Kandahar airport in southern Afghanistan December 30. The Taleban reinforced guards surrounding the hijacked aircraft on Kandahar airstrip in what the movement's Foreign Minister said was a normal rotation.