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Hijacking / Algeria #115023

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 16, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Issuing of demands by hijackers of Kuwaiti airplane being held in Algeria reported Report introduced.

(Algiers, Algeria: Greg Dobbs) Announcement of demands from cockpit of plane by hijackers featured; details given, scenes shown. ["New York Times" journalist Youssef IBRAHIM - explains hijackers' demands for refueling of plane.] 1985 hijacking of Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) plane recalled; scenes shown; murder of US Navy diver Robert Stethem mentioned. No settlement seen on horizon.

Dobbs, Greg;
Serafin, Barry

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