ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 05, 1983
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(Studio) Recent incident on Israel's West Bank in which large number of Palestinian school girls were taken mysteriously ill recalled; PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) noted claiming Israel poisoned them, while Israel feels it's a mass hoax by extremist PLO.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(West Bank, Israel) World Health Org. doctors, International Red Cross and Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia, said all investigating incident; probability that illness is result of mass hysteria discussed. Pol. problems spawned by epidemic examined; incrd. tension on West Bank as result noted.
REPORTER: John Donvan
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