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London / Terrorism and Libyan Embassy Siege #296526

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 21, 1984
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(Studio) Possible connection between yesterday's terrorist bombing at London's Heathrow airport and Libyan embassy siege there noted; status of embassy standoff described, shown. Machine gun attack from within embassy Tuesday on anti-Kadhafi demonstrators killing London police ofr. recalled. Probability that killer will leave England under diplomacy immunity when Libyans are expelled considered.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Tripoli, Libya) Dictator Muammar el-Kadhafi's proposal for ending siege outlined; continued negotiations between British ambassador and Libyan officials discussed.
REPORTER: John Blackstone

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(London, England) Plight of Libyan dissidents living abroad examined; continual psychological pressure from fear of Kadhafi's hit squads cited as ex. [Voice of dissident "MUSA" - can't take the risk of returning to Libya.] "Musa" noted among those fired upon at Libyan embassy. ["MUSA" - notes Kadhafi will "get" family inbrs. if he can't reach dissidents.] No. Libyans living in Britain mentioned; Kadhafi's death squads believed responsible for taking over embassy here in February with goal of killing Libyan dissidents. [DISSIDENT - describes life.] Death of police ofr. Yvonne Fletcher recalled. ["MUSA" - will continue struggle.]
REPORTER: Derrick Blakely

Reporter(s):
Blackstone, John;
Blakely, Derrick;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:04:10

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