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El Al bus attack in London

Title
El Al bus attack in London
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
21 Aug 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:10
Description
Peter Allen-Frost reports from Israel on reaction to an Arab terrorist attack in London leading to security concerns in lead up to Middle east peace talk summit in USA. In the attack a stewardess was killed and nine other people wounded, including seven Britons caught in the line of fire, when Arab gunmen raked an El Al airline crew bus Sunday outside a hotel in Mayfair. One of the attackers also died. Includes interview with Israeli Transportation Minister, Meir Amit.
Contributors
Peter Allen-Frost; Meir Amit
Keywords
Deaths; Israel; Middle East; Terrorism; UK; Great Britain; Terrorists; Airlines; Peacebuilding; Security; Security measures; Summits (meetings); El Al; Palestinian Arabs

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