• Short Summary

    A HERO'S WELCOME GREETED MORDECHAI RAHAMIM THE YOUNG ISRAELI SECURITY GUARD WHO WAS REPORTED TO HAVE SHORT DEAD ONE OF THE ARAB ATTACKERS OF AN ISRAELI AIRLINER IN ZURICH LAST MONTH WHEN HE RETURNED TO ISRAEL LAST NIGHT (20 MARCH).

  • Description

    A HERO'S WELCOME GREETED MORDECHAI RAHAMIM THE YOUNG ISRAELI SECURITY GUARD WHO WAS REPORTED TO HAVE SHORT DEAD ONE OF THE ARAB ATTACKERS OF AN ISRAELI AIRLINER IN ZURICH LAST MONTH WHEN HE RETURNED TO ISRAEL LAST NIGHT (20 MARCH). RAHAMIM FLEW INTO TEL AVIV BY EL AL AIRLINERS, THE COMPANY HE WAS TRYING TO PROTECT WHEN HE FIRED BACK AT THE GUNMEN.

    RAHAMIM HAD BEEN HELD BY SWISS AUTHORITIES FOLLOWING THE AIRPORT ATTACK. HE WAS RELEASED ON GBP10,000 STERLING (24,000 DOLLARS) BAIL AND A GUARANTEE BY ISRAEL THAT HE WOULD RETURN IF CHARGES WERE MADE AGAINST HIM.

    A LARGE CROWD OF NEWSMEN WAS AT THE AIRPORT TO MEET RAHAMIM, WHO HAS BEEN DESCRIBED BY THE ISRAELI GOVERNMENT AS HAVING "DISTINGUISHED HIMSELF IN AN ACT OF COURAGE PREVENTING A DISASTER."
    RAHAMIM LEAPT FROM THE EL AL BOEING 720-B AS IT CAME TO A STOP UNDER SUB-MACHINE GUN FIRE FROM THREE ARAB MEN AND A WOMAN. ACCORDING TO SWISS POLICE, THE ISRAELI SECURITY GUARD OPENED FIRE AND KILLED ONE OF THE ARABS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA55NARL1CLX5CM997OU3KT3YX1
    Media URN:
    VLVA55NARL1CLX5CM997OU3KT3YX1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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