• Short Summary

    The Palestinian Fatah commando movement held a rally today at the Beirut Arab University to mark the second anniversary of the death of its former security chief Abu Hassan Salameh who was killed in a car bomb together with four aides on January 22, 1979.

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    commando chief Yasser Arafat arriving on scene and reviewing guard of honour, musical band, entering university hall, a minute's silence in honour of the dead, palestinian national anthem played, crowd standing in salute, arafat speaking in Arabic.



    He criticised American and Israeli policy and discussed projected Islamic summit conference opening in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.





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    There was a big rush at hall with overcrowded - there was no way of moving and taking other shots.

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    Background: The Palestinian Fatah commando movement held a rally today at the Beirut Arab University to mark the second anniversary of the death of its former security chief Abu Hassan Salameh who was killed in a car bomb together with four aides on January 22, 1979.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA526JZ8U88BF5ELJFU9LU8SY9Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA526JZ8U88BF5ELJFU9LU8SY9Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1981
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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