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Paris / Iraqi Embassy Shooting #54979

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 31, 1978
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(Studio) Seizure of Iraqi embassy in Paris by Arab-speaking gunmen and end to siege with gun battle noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Paris, France) Details given about embassy takeover, terrorist's demands for release of Arabs arrested for trying to kill Iraqi ambassador in London, and successful negotiations for terrorist's surrender. Among negotiators is Paris Arab League representative Ahmed Abdoun. Details given about shoot-out between French police and Iraqi embassy guards as terrorist is led away.
REPORTER: Jack Smith

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Smith, Jack
Duration:
00:02:00

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