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London / Libyan Embassy Siege #89525

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 19, 1984
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(Studio) London police reported continuing siege of Libyan embassy following recent machine-gun attack from within building on crowd outside in which police ofr. was killed. Libyan dictator Muammar el-Kadhafi noted continuing to blame British for police ofr.'s death while demanding total lifting of siege against London embassy.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tripoli, Libya) Actual state of affairs at British embassy here, despite Libyan government's claim of return to normalcy, examined; films shown. [Libyan OFFICIAL - prevents media coverage of demonstrators.] Kadhafi's claim that his British embassy was attacked by helicopters and police outlined.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

(London, England) Status of siege here examined; films shown. For. office denial's of Kadhafi's allegations quoted; concern over Kadhafi's instability and possible threat to British workers in Libya explained.

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.

Jennings, Peter;
Kladstrup, Don;
Lee, Mike

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