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Libyan Hit Squads / Egypt #534505

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 19, 1984
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(Studio) Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's claim that Libyan hit squads are plotting assassinations of international leaders recalled.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Cairo, Egypt) Libyan dictator Muammar el-Kadhafi's support of assassinations of his detractors and call for Mubarak's overthrow examined; films shown. [KADHAFI - claims murder is responsibility of Libyan people.] Egypt's foiling of Libyan plot to assassinate former prime minister Abdul Hamid Bakkoush reviewed; films photos shown. [British member of Libyan hit squad, Godfrey Priilip SHINER - notes his long-term residence in Libya.] Egypt noted also claiming Libyan backing was involved in assassination of Indira Gandhi, attempted bombing assassination of Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher and other plots against international leaders Egypt mentioned warning West Germany and Pakistan of plot. [BAKKOUSH - accuses West world of being more interested in Libyan oil than principles.]
REPORTER: Phil Bremen

Bremen, Phil;
Brokaw, Tom

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