CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 15, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Israeli army reported investigating accusation that troops used bulldozer to bury Palestinian teenagers alive. West Bank, Israel, Palestinians quoted regarding burial. Bomb reported exploding on ship in Cyprus that Palestinians planned to use for protest voyage to Israel. Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv, Israel: Bob Simon) Bombing of ferry in Limassol, Cyprus, discussed; details given, scenes shown. Israeli officials reported refusing to comment on PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) sabotage charges. Defense minister Yitzhak Rabin reported telling high school students government would thwart voyage. Car bombing in Nicosia, Cyprus, reported killing PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) officials. Cyprian police quoted. Jerusalem sources quoted regarding Israeli role in preventing voyage. Nicaraguan embassy in Athens, Greece, noted acting on behalf of PLO. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leaders quoted. 1982 exile of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) fighters recalled; scenes shown. Palestinians reported attempting to parallel 1947 Exodus voyage of Jewish concentration camp survivors; details given, scenes shown.