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Middle East / Jerusalem Murder / Bombings #164925

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 26, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: Bill Redeker) The murder in Jerusalem of Arab American Ahmed Hamida, a motorist who was assumed to be a terrorist in light of yesterday's bombings in Israel, featured; scenes shown of the body in the street. [Israeli police spokesman Erik BAR-CHEN - says it was just an accident by a driver who lost control of his car.] [In Parliament, Israeli Prime Minister Shimon PERES - (thru translator) promises punishment for the lunatics.] Israel's action of closing off the borders of Gaza and the West Bank following the bombings noted; scenes shown of funeral mourning.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Death of American students Mattityahu Eisenfeld and Sarah Duker in the bus bombing reported.

Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill

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