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Arab Terrorists / Attack Foiled #234499

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 23, 1974
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(Studio) Near Sea of Galilee, Israeli soldiers stop 8 Arab terrorists entering Israel.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Israel) 6 of 8 commandos die in shoot-out. Officers say terrorists carried letter with demands similar to those of guerrillas at Maalot. Arabs' target for massacre shown. [Captured guerrilla Abdullah EL-MEHDI - outlines foiled attempt to exchange Israeli hostages for jailed terrorists. If demands not met, hostages would have been killed.] Govt. increases security in Israel; volunteer civil defense forces spring up in towns all over Israel As long as Palestinian problem exists, terrorist attacks likely.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

Bradley, Ed;
Cronkite, Walter

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