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Man dies in Paddington bomb blast

Title
Man dies in Paddington bomb blast
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
4 Aug 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:02:44
Description
Oni Bhattacharya reports on a bomb blast and resulting fire at the Beverley House Hotel in Sussex Gardens, Paddington, London, where a man died. Detectives believe the man who died was a terrorist involved in an accident, he was later named as Moustapha Maleh and was killed by his own bomb. The intended target was believed to be author Salman Rushdie. Includes interviews with eyewitnesses on the blast and their evacuation; police spokesman, Stuart Goodwin; Commander George Churchill-Coleman, head of the Scotland Yard anti-terrorist squad.
Contributors
George Churchill-Coleman; Oni Bhattacharya; Stuart Goodwin
Keywords
Deaths; London; Fires; Terrorism; Police; Hotels; Bombs; Explosions; Salman Rushdie; Paddington; Beverley House Hotel; Sussex Gardens; Moustapha Maleh

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