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Pam Am 73 Hijacking / Aftermath #105251

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 08, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Karachi, Pakistan: Mark Litke) President Muhammad Zia ul-Haq's defense of cntry.'s handling of Pan Am flight 73 hijacking here and survivors' contd. criticism of Pakistani security forces examined; details given, scenes shown. [ZIA ul-Haq - praises local authorities.] Terrorists' ease in defying security measures described, demonstrated by reporter's similar moves. [Civil aviation spokesperson Khurshid Manwar MIRZA - describes security forces' absence as passengers tried to escape.] Authorities' lack of preparation for wounded survivors described. [ZIA ul-Haq - denies suspects will be extradited to US.] FBI mentioned joining investigation here. Zia ul-Haq's support for Palestinian mvt. noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark

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