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Mideast / Mail Bombs #22496

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 20, 1972
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(Studio) Deadly mail campaign, anti-Israel, spreads across Europe, into North America. Israel warns of retaliation. Abba Eban threatens more Israeli strikes against guerrilla bases. 7 more letter bombs found in London. Others turn up in Vienna, Geneva, Brussels, Jerusalem, Montreal, and NYC, with Amsterdam postmark.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NYC) Envelopes containing bombs looked conventional; detected by NYC post office. [New York City bomb squad carries lethal mail away.] Israel United Nations ambassador, addressee of 1 letter, Yosef Tekoah, assigns blame. [TEKOAH - says Arab govts. responsible, especially Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Libya.] Bombs disarmed in Bronx. Search for killers by mail now world-wide.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

Reporter(s):
Jackson, Gregory;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:20

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