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Hijacks / United Nations / Israel / Pflp / Fighting #12341

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 09, 1970
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(Studio) United Nations Security Council sends resolution to Palestinians demanding hostage release.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Jerusalem, Israel) [Israeli For. Min. Abba EBAN - says govts. shouldn't let guerrillas blackmail them.]
REPORTER: John Rolfson

(Studio) International Red Cross negotiates with guerrillas for demand deadline extension.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Amman, Jordan) Popular Front for Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) shows planes to reporters; sanitation biggest problem on board [PASSENGERS - report good treatment.] [CAPTOR - says Jewish women and children held for interrogation; denounces US.] [BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation) CAPT. - says conditions good; people running out of jokes.] Army and guerrillas fighting throughout Jordan.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) Released women and children in Amman, Jordan, hotel; building hit by shells in fighting; no injuries reported; King Hussein gives full military powers to Major General Mashur Haditha to end fighting.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Reynolds, Frank;
Rolfson, John

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