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Rumsfeld: 'No evidence' bin Laden is Dead - 2002-01-20


Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said he has seen no evidence that accused terrorist Osama Bin Laden is dead.

Last week, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf said he had evidence that Bin Laden had died of kidney failure. "I have no evidence of that," said Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on NBC's Meet the Press.

"He could be dead. He could be alive. He could be in Afghanistan. He could be somewhere else. We are looking for him. I think we will find him," said the defense secretary.

President George Bush says he wants Bin Laden "dead or alive" for the September 11 attacks that leveled the World Trade Center in New York and badly damaged the Pentagon outside Washington.

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