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Cyprus / Hostage Incident / Egyptian Raid / Sebai Funeral #256451

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 19, 1978
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(Studio) Egyptian commando raid on hostage plane at Larnaca, Cyprus airport noted; compared to Israeli raid on Entebbe. Arab terrorists holding plane noted as same who killed Egyptian newspaper editor, friend of President Sadat, on Saturday Cypriot government's reported warning to Egyptians against raid cited.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(No location given) (Audio report) Reporter describes scene during fighting at airport.

(Studio) Refusal of Algeria, Libya and South Yemen and other ntns. to allow terrorists' landing noted. Rptd. remark of one terrorist with regard to fates awaiting all who accompanied Sadat to Jerusalem quoted. Sadat's honoring of slain Yussef El-Sebai funeral in Cairo stated.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Cairo, Egypt) Report on funeral tributes; those attending include defense minister Abdel Ghany el Gamasy and American Ambassador Hermann Eilts. Reaction of Egyptian people and government leaders to Sebai murder by Palestinian terrorists described.

Dean, Morton;
Lee, Mike;
Simon, Bob

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