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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 02, 1986
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(Studio: Chris Wallace) Murder of Nablus Mayor Zafir al-Masri reported

(Nablus, Israel: Martin Fletcher) [Yesterday, al-MASRI - doesn't anticipate assassination.] Circumstances of killing and pols. thought underlying it examined; scenes shown. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat said condemning al-Masri's death while pro-Syrian terrorists, include 1 group headed by Abu Nidal, claimed responsibility; details given. Al-Masri's background reviewed. [Journalist Hana SENIORI - would like those trying to derail peace process hanged.] Seniori said appointed by King Hussein and Arafat as representative of Palestinians in talks with Israel.

Fletcher, Martin;
Wallace, Chris

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