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Middle East / Jerusalem Market Bombing #418196

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 30, 1997
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: Jerrold Kessel) The aftermath of the suicide bombing in a Jerusalem marketplace featured; scenes shown of those wounded in the attack by the military wing of Hamas. [Palestinian Authority president Yasir ARAFAT - reacts to the assault and hopes the peace process will continue.] [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NETANYAHU - calls for action against the terrorists and their leaders.] The decision by United States envoy Dennis Ross to call off meetings with Arafat and Netanyahu noted. [Israeli political activist Chemi SHALEV - explains why the timing is bad for Arafat.] [Palestinian political activist Ghassan KHATIB - comments.] The declaration of a state of emergency by the Palestinians noted.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff; Jerusalem: Jerrold Kessel) The difficulties of defending against a suicide terrorist attack like this one in Jerusalem discussed.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) International condemnation of the attack noted. [President CLINTON - calls the bombing a barbarous act.]

Kessel, Jerrold;
Woodruff, Judy

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