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Man dies in Paddington bomb blast-eyewitness account

Title
Man dies in Paddington bomb blast-eyewitness account
Genre
Interview
TX Date
3 Aug 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:01:19
Description
Interview with the male manager (not identified) of the Queen’s House? Hotel in Paddington - eyewitness to a bomb blast and resulting fire at the Beverley House Hotel in Sussex Gardens, 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 who was killed by his own bomb. The intended target was believed to be author, Salman Rushdie.He has been told to evacuate his hotel. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
None Identified
Keywords
Deaths; London; Terrorism; Hotels; Bombs; Explosions; Salman Rushdie; Paddington; Beverley House Hotel; Sussex Gardens; Moustapha Maleh; Queen’s House? Hotel

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