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US-Libyan Conflict: European Allies, El Al and West Berlin Incidents #549503

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 22, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher's government, criticized for role in United States bombing of Libya, said preparing to expel large number Libyans for revolutionary activities.

(London, England: Henry Champ) Court hearing for suspected terrorist Nezar Hindawi, accused of attempted bombing of El Al flight from here, described; scenes shown. Arrest in West Berlin of suspect believed Hindawi's bro. and chgd. with bombing nightclub there noted; photograph shown. Implications of protective custody given a 3rd brother, Mahud Hindawi here explained. [Home secretary Douglas HURD - notes Libyans being expelled were organization pro-Kadhafi activities threatening British national security] Libyan designated for expulsion said pilot who volunteered to organization suicide squads to bomb targets selected by Muammar el-Kadhafi. [Intelligence spokesperson George JOFFE - cites potential role of pro-Kadhafi Libyans here.] Other indications that European allies have been shaken by President Reagan's decision to bomb Libya considered. (Artist: Julia Quenzler)

Brokaw, Tom;
Champ, Henry

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