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Middle East / Israel / Jerusalem Tunnel #168923

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 29, 1996
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) The religious significance of the tunnel in Jerusalem, the opening of which touched off the latest round of violence between the Israelis and the Palestinians, examined; diagram shown of the tunnel that was first excavated in 1968 and opened to tourists in 1987.

(Jerusalem: Hilary Brown) The reaction in Israel to the unrest featured; scenes shown of funeral services for Israeli victims. [Mourner Gideon SAGI - blames Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.] [Demonstrator Alice SHAVIE, former Tel Aviv Mayor Shlomo LAHAT - worry about the peace accord.] [Hard-line ISRAELI - comments.] [Haaretz newspaper editor David LANDAU - says political Jerusalem is talking about broadening the government.] The split in Israel over the peace accord with the Palestinians at the time of the election recalled.

Reporter(s):
Brown, Hilary;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:03:30

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