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England / Nigerian Dipl. Kidnapped #298512

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 07, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(London, England) Britain reported releasing Nigerian plane involved in recent kidnapping attempt of former Nigerian diplomacy Umaru Dikko; status of Scotland Yard's continued investigation in incident examined. Arrest of Israelis Lev-Arie Shapiro-and Felix Avital as well as Nigerian in connection with kidnapping and drugging of Dikko noted. [Arms dealer Michael RYAN - claims Nigerian government offered kidnapping job to him.] Alleged connection between suspected Israeli kidnappers and American companies explained; possible role of person posing as French journalist, in abduction considered.
REPORTER: Dan Raviv

Reporter(s):
Raviv, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:10

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