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Israeli Embassy Death / London #224868

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 19, 1972
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(Studio) Death mailed to Israeli embassies in Paris and London, from Amsterdam. 2 pkgs. with bombs found in Paris; others in London. In London blew up, killed Ami Shachari. Colleague injured.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, EngLand) Incident said plot to kill 5 of embassy staff. 5 envelopes arrived, postmarked Amsterdam, European headquarters of Palestinian terrorist group, Black September All caught but one. Explosion shook embassy building [Film shown.] Mail included sympathy letters for Olympics massacre at Munich. [Film of blasted desk shown.] Details of Shachari death explained. Israeli ambassador shocked. [Ambassador Michael COMAY - urges tighter security against terrorists and hijackers.] Scotland Yard throws cordons around all Mideast embassies.
REPORTER: John Laurence

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John
Duration:
00:03:10

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