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Aegean Sea / Greek Cruise Ship Terrorism #322212

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 12, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Greek authorities reported believing that pro-Iranian Arabs were responsible for terrorist attack on ferry boat in Aegean Sea. Report introduced.

(Athens, Greece: Allen Pizzey) American tourist Scott Austin's video of attack shown. Motives for attack discussed. [Tourist Nicola SHEARD - comments on attack.] Attackers noted escaping via speed boat. Car, found after explosives it was transporting ignited, shown; details given. Officials noted suspecting that hijack plan similar to that aboard Achille Lauro.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) French woman reported calling Greek officials to assert that her daughter, shown by press in photograph as terrorist, was secretary vacationing in Greece.

Pizzey, Allen;
Schieffer, Bob

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