|Allies Strike Back|
Chronology: All time shown below are approximate Eastern Daylight Times.
Thursday, March 21, 2002
NOTE: Reports from news sources involving movements or operations of United States military personnel NOT confirmed by named U.S. government officials will be labeled as such.
Threat Condition Yellow (Elevated Condition)
10:30 am - President Bush stated that the car bombing near the U.S. embassy in Lima, Peru will not prevent him from visiting the country later this week. [See: 'Two-Bit Terrorists' Won't Stop Peru Visit - Bush (Reuters)]
8:00 am - Just three days before U.S. President Bush is due to visit Peru, a car bombing near the U.S. embassy in Lima killed nine people and injured at least 25 others. [See: Car bomb outside U.S. Embassy in Peru kills 9 (CNN)]
2:00 am - U.S. military officials stated that as many as 10 Taliban and al Qaeda fighters had been killed in yesterday's attack on U.S. and coalition forces in eastern Afghanistan. [See: U.S. Military: 10 Rebels Killed in Afghan Attack (Reuters)]