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Scotland / Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing / Indictments #132183

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 14, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Pierre Salinger) Announcement of indictment of two Libyan intelligence officers who planted the bomb that exploded on Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988 featured; details given of charges of the Libyan connection; photos shown. [Acting United States Attorney General William BARR - comments on the evidence.] [Scotland investigator Lord FRASIER - doubts the men can be arrested.] Statement of White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater and denial by Libyan official noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) Reaction of bombing victims' relatives to the news featured. [Victim's parents Susan and Daniel COHEN - suspect United States made a foreign policy deal with Syria.] Reports that Syria was supporting Ahmed Jabril and his terrorist group, PFLP-GC, recalled. [State Department spokesman Richard BOUCHER - says PFLP-GC is tied to Iran, Syria and Libya, but not to this bombing.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Salinger, Pierre

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