NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 28, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Israeli army reported ordering West Bank and Gaza Strip, Israel, closed. Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv, Israel: Martin Fletcher) Israeli government reported adopting measure to prevent Palestinian uprising from worsening. "Land day" noted traditional Palestinian protest day; details given, scenes shown. [Parliament member Ehud OLMERT - says closed area to journalists because Palestinians would have staged protests for them to show world.] Army noted often closing regions to press. Est. number of imprisoned Palestinians given. Man (named) shown going to prison; details given of charges. Palestinians noted going on general strike to protest latest restrictions. Palestinian leaders noted promising Wednesday's "land day" observance will be violent.