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Israel / West Bank #271481

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 05, 1980
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(Studio) Israeli troops noted on alert on west bank after car bombings of Arab mayors.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Transfer of Nablus Mayor Bassam al-Shaka to Jordan for treatment of gangrene, developing from wounds received in terrorist attack, reported; details given, films shown. 13th anniversary of 6 Day War noted today; resignation of Bethlehem Mayor Elias Friej discussed. Spread of attempted west bank general strike to Nazareth reported; details given. possibility that Monday's terrorist attacks were by Jewish extremists and indicating polarization within Israel considered.

(Studio) United Nations Sec. Council's condemnation of car bombings and call for Israel to compensate victims reported; United States noted abstaining from vote.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Simon, Bob

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