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    The bomb which exploded in a car in a Beirut, Lebanon, suburb on Saturday (March 31) Has been balanced on Jordanian intelligence by a commando of the Black September movement, Ziad Al-Helou.

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    The bomb which exploded in a car in a Beirut, Lebanon, suburb on Saturday (March 31) Has been balanced on Jordanian intelligence by a commando of the Black September movement, Ziad Al-Helou. The bomb exploded in a car in the same garage where Mr. Al-Helou kept his car, below his apartment home.

    Police investigating the explosion said they believed the bombers mistook the car for that owned by Mr. Al-Helou -- one of the four men accused of assassinating Jordanian Prime Minister Wasfi Tell in Cairo, Egypt, in 1971.

    SYNOPSIS: The bomb which damaged a car in Beirut, Lebanon, on Saturday, has been blamed on Jordanian intelligence. It exploded in a car in the same garage where a member of the Black September commando movement kept his car, below his apartment home.

    Police believe the bombers mistook the car for that of the commando, Ziad Al-Helou, who's one of the four men accused of assassinating Jordanian Prime Minister Wasfi Tell in Cairo, Egypt, in 1971. It was Mr. Al-Helou who said it was the work of Jordanian intelligence.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6RM7LXPWTGRDYCEIZ9RPD52IW
    Media URN:
    VLVA6RM7LXPWTGRDYCEIZ9RPD52IW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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