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Yemeni shootings in London

Title
Yemeni shootings in London
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Apr 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:02:11
Description
Paul Woodley reports on the murder of the former Yemeni Prime Minister al-Qadi Abdulla al-Hajri, his wife Fatimah, and embassy official Abdallah al-Hammami outside the Bayswater Hotel in central London (10/04/77). They were shot by an assailant as they sat in a car outside a hotel. Witnesses have described the suspect and a search is ongoing. Interviews with Commander Jim Neville of Scotland Yard who appeals for witnesses and Yemeni ambassador Mohamed Abdullah al-Eryani on motives for the killing.
Contributors
Paul Woodley; Jim Neville; Mohamed Abdullah al-Eryani
Keywords
Deaths; London; Terrorism; Homicide; Yemen; Witnesses; al-Qadi Abdulla al-Hajri; Fatimah al-Hajri; Abdallah al-Hammami

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