UP TO $25,000 REWARD
AIMAN AL-ZAWAHIRI OSAMA BIN LADEN
"UP TO $25,000,000 REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE WHEREABOUTS OR CAPTURE OF THESE TWO MEN!"
U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld told reporters on November 19, 2001 that leaflets advertising a $25 million reward for information leading to the capture of Saudi-born militant Osama bin Laden and Aimen al Zawahiri, bin Laden's top lieutenant were "dropping like snowflakes in December in Chicago." from U.S. military aircraft. This Department of Defense photograph shows an example of the leaflet.
A northern alliance fighter holds one of the reward leaflets for Osama bin Laden and Ayman Al Zawahiri written in the Dari language near the fortress outside Mazar-e-Sharif, northern Afghanistan, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001. Information about the monetary reward is being proclaimed in both leaflets and over radio broadcasts.