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Northern Ireland / Omagh Bombing #426383

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Aug 16, 1998
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(Studio: Marina Kolbe) Report introduced.

(Omagh, Northern Ireland: Richard Blystone) Continuing investigation of bombing in Omagh, Northern Ireland reported; 27 deaths confirmed; scenes shown from Omagh of bombing scene. [British Prime Minister Tony BLAIR - condemns bombing.]

(Studio: Gene Randall) Condemnation of bombing from Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams reported. [ADAMS - condemns the bombing; supports the victims and families.]

(Studio: Gene Randall) Report introduced.

(New York: Cynthia Tornquist) Reaction of Irish-Americans to the Omagh bombing featured. [PEOPLE - condemn bombing, express disappointment; fear loss of peace agreement.] [Former United States Senator George MITCHELL - calls the bombers a "minority... of cowards".] ["The Irish Voice" publisher Niall O'DOWD - compares Irish terrorists to Hamas.] [Radio talk show host Adrian FLANNELLY - says the violence could bring the commitment needed to make the peace process work.]

Blystone, Richard;
Kolbe, Marina;
Randall, Gene;
Tornquist, Cynthia

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