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Israel / Violence / Abu Jihad Assassination #320717

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 16, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Bob Simon) Thirteen Palestinians reported killed in Israeli-occupied territories in wake of assassination of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Abu Jihad in Tunis, Tunisia; details given, scenes shown from Gaza. [Mar. 1985, ABU Jihad - talks about military occupation.] Responses from Abu Jihad's father and from Israeli sources detailed. [Palestinian leader George HABASH - says Israeli leadership is responsible.] Mourning scenes from Abu Jihad's Gaza village shown. Confrontations between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians in Ramallah and Nablus reported; scenes shown.

Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob

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