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Sadat Assassination / Aftermath #68372

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 12, 1981
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(Studio) USSR reported warning United States to stay out of Egypt following assassination of President Anwar Sadat; warning noted similar to that given following overthrow of Shah of Iran; Egypt's return to normalcy and beginning of Hosni Mubarak's government noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Cairo, Egypt) Further details of shooting given by General Abu Ghazala; photos, films shown. Arrested assassin Lieutenant El-Istambouly quoted; search for Aboud el-Zoumar noted continuing. Interior minister Nabawi Ismail, in charge of tomorrow's vote and coordinator of mass arrests under Sadat, noted under intense security due to alleged assassination attempt; situation in Asyut, Egypt, described. Syrian President Hafez al-Assad's remarks on Sadat's assassination and impact on Camp David agreement quoted; Richard Nixon noted continue his private tour of region.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter;
Robinson, Max

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