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Israel / West Bank, Gaza Strip Violence #77294

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 25, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Continue violence in West Bank and Gaza Strip following Israel's firing of more Palestinian mayors discussed; films shown. Nablus Mayor Bassam Shaka's role in west Bank,pols. recalled; Israeli troops reported barring his way to office today. [SHAKA - chgs. Israel with fighting against international law.] [Ramallah Mayor Karim KHALAF - will remain mayor.] Shaka and Khalaf recalled injured 2 years ago in car bombing; both said claiming their ouster precedes Israeli annexation of West Bank. Yamit demonstration by religious zealots protesting return of Sinai to Egypt next month shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Concern that Israel will annex West Bank and invade Lebanon, involving Syria, USSR and US, discussed.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) United States concern over West Bank turmoil noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Possible impact of situation on future Israeli-Egyptian negotiations considered. [State Department spokesperson Dean FISCHER - expresses concern over West Bank and Gaza deterioration.] Interview with senior administration official outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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