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New York, New York / Bomb Plot #175184

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 03, 1997
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(New York: Bill Redeker) The background to the arrest of Gazi Abu Mezer and Lafi Khalil on charges of plotting to bomb New York City presented; details given of evidence linking the two suspects to bomb-making materials and of their immigration cases. [Greenville, SC, Trailways clerk Julius HUNTER - talks about selling them bus tickets.] [Whatcom County, WA, Sheriff Dale BRANDLAND - calls the immigrations rules a joke.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: Bill Blakemore) Khalil's role as an informant for the Israeli police examined; scenes shown from Khalil's West Bank village. [Hamas leader Mousa ABU MARZOOK, Israeli government spokesman Moshe FOGEL - talk about Khalil's background.] The security measures today in Israel in the wake of last week's bombing in Jerusalem outlined; scenes shown of a suspicious package being destroyed.

Blakemore, Bill;
Redeker, Bill;
Simpson, Carole

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