NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 15, 1984
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(Studio) Israeli cabinet's threat to retaliate for terrorism in Israel noted.
REPORTER: John Palmer
(Bani Suheela, Israel) Funeral for Israeli army-soldier Irit Portugez, hostage killed during recent terrorist hijacking of civilian bus, featured; films shown. Israeli retaliation against families of slain terrorists described, shown. Terrorist Abu Jumaa's family cited as example; number Palestinian groups claiming responsibility for hijacking noted. [Israeli army SPOKESPERSON - feels terrorists lack infrastructure.] Incr. security in Jerusalem for upcoming religious holidays mentioned. Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) said threatening major terrorist attack soon.
REPORTER: Martin Fletcher