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Britain / London Terrorism Attack #1108690

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(London: Alex Marquardt) A terrorism attack in Britain in which a single man drove a car into people near Parliament in London & stabbed a police officer to death before being shot featured; scenes shown from the streets of London & Westminster Bridge. [Witnesses WOMAN, Tawhid TANIM†, TOURIST, voice of Quentin LETTS†- describe what happened.] The view the unidentified attacker acted alone discussed.

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The British investigation of the attack featured; scenes shown from the bridge. [Police OFFICIAL - comments on one attacker.] [Former FBI counterterrorism official Steve GOMEZ†- assesses this type of attack by vehicle & knife.] Past vehicle attacks in France, Germany & the US shown. The steeped-up security in the US due to copycat concerns discussed.

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Washington: Martha Raddatz) A terrorism summit conference being held in the US featured; battlefield statistics cited; details given about Britons going to Syria & back. [Secretary of State Rex TILLERSON - assesses the momentum against ISIS.] What Tillerson said about radicalization via the Internet discussed.

Llamas, Tom;
Marquardt, Alex;
Thomas, Pierre;
Raddatz, Martha

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