• Short Summary

    A second Palestinian organisation, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, has claimed responsibility for last Friday's (1 June) assassination of the Imam of Gaza.

  • Description

    A second Palestinian organisation, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, has claimed responsibility for last Friday's (1 June) assassination of the Imam of Gaza. The Imam, Sheik Hashem Husandar, was stabbed as he left his home. On Saturday the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed responsibility for the execution. But now Bassam Abu Sharrif from the Popular Front's political bureau has said that PFLP members carried out the attack. He said the Imam had been warned many times to end his support of President Sadat's peace moves adding that the Mayor of Gaza had been threatened as well.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6RGAGXEDTIM3K8L77DR9XVJ94
    Media URN:
    VLVA6RGAGXEDTIM3K8L77DR9XVJ94
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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