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Israel / West Bank #66352

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 05, 1980
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(Studio) Bethlehem mayor quoted with regard to atmosphere among west bank Palestinians; terrorist attack on 2 other mayors this week recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Ramallah, West Bank) Mayor Bassam al-Shaka reported going to Jordan for treatment of gangrene infection resulting from maiming in terrorist bombing; details given, films shown. [Ramallah Mayor Kerim KHALAF - pledges to continue struggle.] Tension throughout west bank towns discussed; possibility that opposite effect of that desired was achieved if Jewish extremists are found responsible for bombings noted.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Studio) Rabbi Meir Kahane's militant group said under suspicion for car bombings; his organization said allegedly planning explosion at El Aksa mosque.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) United Nations Sec. Council's condemnation of terrorist attacks on Arab mayors and call for compensation to victims by Israel reported; details given, film shown. Appeal for calm by Secretary of State Edmund Muskie to both Arabs and Israelis on west bank outlined.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Robinson, Max;
Seamans, Bill
Duration:
00:02:40

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