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Mideast / Mail Bombs #466283

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 20, 1972
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(Studio) Israeli diplomat killed yesterday by mail bomb. More turn up in New York City and other places: Montreal, Ottawa, Geneva, Brussels, Vienna, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New York, New York) Booby-trapped envelopes found at New York's main post office. Letters taken outside. Police bomb squad called. Woven-steel truck carries letters away. [Procedure pictured.] Letters taken to police firing range. Envelopes had Netherlands postmark, addressed to Israeli United Nations ambassador Yosef Tekoah, Ambassador Jacob Barmore, and Uri Gordon, Israeli minister plenipotentiary. Other Israeli mail held for inspection. Security tight, but not certain.
REPORTER: Ken Alvord

(Studio) Envelope bombs small, 3 x 6 in. Some larger, but all size of normal 1st class envelopes, many buff colored. Explosive described.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Alvord, Ken;
Chancellor, John

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