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Kadhafi / Assassination Plots #87755

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 19, 1984
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(Studio) Libyan dictator Muammar el-Kadhafi's criticism of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as CIA operative noted coming after Egypt foiled Kadhafi's assassination plots.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(London, England) Egyptian sting operation to foil Kadhafi's planned assassination of former prime minister Abdul Hamid Bakkoush examined; details of sting outlined, photos shown. Kadhafi noted meeting with French President Francois Mitterrand at time of trap. Mubarak reported claiming to have uncovered master plan of Kadhafi's to assassinate world leaders, include Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher, Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Mitterrand and King Fahd and to hijack F-16 fighter jet from Egypt. [BAKKOUSH - calls on all civilized govts. to take action against terrorism.] [Courtesy Egyptian TV, alleged British MBR. of hit team - notes his longevity in Libya.]

Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike

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