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Israel / Palestinian Unrest / Bus Incident #569954

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 06, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Ike Seamans) Arab reported seizing control of bus, forcing it to crash near Abu Ghosh, Israel; details given, scenes shown. [American survivor Victor ASSAL - condemns attack.] Suspect reported in custody. Incident noted likely to reinforce stance of Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir's conservative party Latest peace plan for occupied territories outlined on screen. [Likud bloc spokesperson Ariel SHARON - comments.] [Palestinian leader Mohammed GEDALLAH - says incident was declaration of war.] PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leaders quoted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Seamans, Ike

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