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Scotland / Pan Am Plane Crash / Investigation / Arafat #118487

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 16, 1989
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(London, England: Barrie Dunsmore) Members of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) reported helping investigation to determine who caused bombing of Pan Am flight 103 that crashed in Scotland; details given of coordinated efforts between British, West Germany and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat's agents. Possibility that bombing was work of extremist Palestinians who opposed Arafat's decision to recognize Israel's right to exist and to renounce terrorism detailed. Statement from Israeli General Dan Shomron that Arafat's wing of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) has not carried out any terrorist acts since November quoted.

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Donaldson, Sam

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