• Short Summary

    Egyptian newspapers on Thursday (22 February) described the shooting down of a Libyan airliner by Israel as "the dirtiest crime".

  • Description

    Egyptian newspapers on Thursday (22 February) described the shooting down of a Libyan airliner by Israel as "the dirtiest crime". Thousands of people travelling to work stood in silence and read the news of the tragedy. The Cairo newspaper Al Ahram carried a banner headline; "A Horrible Israeli Crime...The Shooting Down Of A Civilian Libyan Plane."
    In an editorial, Al Akhbar said Israel has committee another in the series "of barbaric and bloody crimes against arab civilians. "It added; "This barbaric Israeli crime gives further proof to the whole world as who the real terrorists are."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7FJGJ4I25JFI57ABJ3I9SF6NH
    Media URN:
    VLVA7FJGJ4I25JFI57ABJ3I9SF6NH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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