• Short Summary

    A Paris bookstore specialising in works on the Palestinian movement was badly damaged by a bomb explosion on Wednesday (4 October).

  • Description

    A Paris bookstore specialising in works on the Palestinian movement was badly damaged by a bomb explosion on Wednesday (4 October).

    The blast also damaged a car parked outside.

    A group calling itself the Masada Action and Defence Movement later claimed responsibility for the bombing. It said Jewish terror would be used to reply to anti-Semitic terror....a reference to the activities of the Palestinian action groups which have been increasing in recent months.

    SYNOPSIS: The Rue de la Reunion in Paris.... where there's a bookstore that specialises in literature about the Palestinian movement.

    On Wednesday, the bookstore was the scene of a bomb attack. It was not immediately known what kind of bomb was used, or exactly how it was planted. (PAUSE FOR FIVE SECONDS) But it did considerable damage to the shop.

    The bookstore carries Marxist material as well as literature and posters about the Palestinian movement.

    After the blast, a group calling. itself the Masada Action and Defence Movement claimed responsibility.

    It said Jewish terror would be used to reply to anti-Semitic terror..... a reference to the increasing activities of Palestinian action groups.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1E9RREIGQJAWDMQV2XUMHDG45
    Media URN:
    VLVA1E9RREIGQJAWDMQV2XUMHDG45
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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