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Weekend Deaths / Worldwide #288001

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 17, 1983
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(Studio) Five reported dead, over 70 hurt in bombing at Harrods department store in London, England; IRA (Irish Republican Army) blamed by police. Seventy-nine said dead in fire at Madrid, Spain, discotheque. Thirteen deaths said caused by fire in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, fire.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(London, England) Scenes of Harrods bombing shown. [London police Sir Ken. NEWMAN, David POWIS - speak of bomb blast.] [VICTIMS - tell of bombing.] Other bomb scares in London noted. [Prime Min. Margaret THATCHER - speaks of the occurrence.] Fears of such a bombing noted.
REPORTER: Mark Phillips

(Studio) Cause of Madrid fire said unclear.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Madrid, Spain) Scenes of Alcala 20 club fire shown. Twenty injured, besides seventy-nine killed. Details of fire given. Smoke from synthetic fabrics blamed for many deaths. Arrest of club's owners said ordered by judge.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnel

(Studio) Ex-employee reported blamed for fire in red-light district nightclub in Amsterdam. Thirteen said dead, two dozen injured. Scenes shown. Man believed starting fire reported arrested. More than thirty people reported injured in midtown New York City when car lurched onto Fifth Avenue sidewalk; scenes shown. Injuries said not critical; incident treated as accident.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Phillips, Mark;
Schieffer, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug

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