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Letter Bombs #169500

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 03, 1997
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Barry Serafin) The FBI's worldwide investigation into letter bombs sent from overseas in Alexandria, Egypt, to several locations in the US featured; details given of the discovery of three "musical Christmas cards" in Leavenworth, Kansas and four at the Washington, DC, offices of the Arabic newspaper Al Hayat. [FBI national security division David WILLIAMS, "Al Hayat" reporter Dana SANDARUSI - describe the bombs.] ["Al Hayat" editor-in-chief Jihad KHAZEN - says the paper has opposed extremism.] Terrorists Mohamed Salameh and Mohammad Saleh said serving prison sentences in Leavenworth. [State Department spokesman Nicholas BURNS - promises to hunt the bombers down.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) FBI tips on potential letter bombs listed.

Donaldson, Sam;
Serafin, Barry

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