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Middle East / War and Peace / Hamas Terrorism #150957

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 20, 1994
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(Tel Aviv: Peter Jennings) War and peace in the Middle East introduced; scenes shown from the site of the bus terrorist attack in Tel Aviv; videotape of the terrorist suicide bomber shown.

(Tel Aviv: Dean Reynolds) The psychological impact of yesterday's bombing on the Israeli people featured; scenes shown from funerals for the victims of the bombing done by the Islamic militant group Hamas. [Israeli cabinet minister Shulamei ALONI - comments.] The steps being considered by the Israeli government to try to crack down on Hamas members outlined. [B'tselem human rights organization Ilan FILNER - warns these measures could lead to sympathy for Hamas.] The Israeli restrictions imposed on Palestinians outlined. [Arafat spokesman Marwan KANAFANI - opposes putting Palestinians in a state of desperation.]

(Tel Aviv: Peter Jennings) Statement from Israeli foreign minister Shimon Peres about the motivations of Hamas quoted.

(West Bank: Jim Bittermann) The background of suicide bomber Saleh Abdel Rahim al-Souwi examined; scenes shown from the West Bank of his mourning family members, who dismantled their home before the Israelis could take action. [Family attorney Jamal ABATLI - denies Saleh was the bomber.]

(Tel Aviv: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's report on Hamas mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Bittermann, Jim;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean
Duration:
00:06:00

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