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Palestinian Violence / Israel and Retaliation / Paris #55438

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 03, 1978
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(Studio) Violence in Paris and Mideast involving Palestinians noted. Israel air attack on Palestinian training camp north of Tyre, Lebanon, after bombing in Tel Aviv mktplace. for which PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) has claimed responsibility described.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Details of bombing in Tel Aviv's Carmel outdoor market given. [WITNESS - describes scene.] Reaction of Israelis there to Arabs in area who are questioned by police reported Some Arabs noted as those who bring produce from west bank. Israeli authorities' statements about PLO given.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Studio) State Department reaction to bombing reported Killing of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) representative to France stated.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Paris, France) Details given of attack by 2 Arabs who admit after capture to being members of Iraqi splinter group, Palestine Rejection Front. Killed were PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) representative Izziddin Qalaq and his aide; film of Qalaq, who favored settlement with Israel, shown. Earlier attack on Iraqi embassy by Arabs and today's attack given as exs. of widening inter-Arab conflicts.
REPORTER: Jack Smith

(Studio) Funeral for French guard killed in aftermath of Arab attack on Iraqi embassy in Paris reported; film shown. Details given about inter-Arab conflict between moderates in PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and radicals supported by Iraq. Recent attacks by 2 factions on other listed, include murder of London PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) representative Said Hammami and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat's return strikes in London, Pakistan, Beirut and Paris. Films and photos shown. Rptd. relations between Arafat and Iraqi President Hassan al-Bakr described.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Seamans, Bill;
Smith, Jack
Duration:
00:05:20

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