• Short Summary

    A spokesmen for the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed in Beirut on Friday (June 2) that Palestine commandos had taken part in the fatal shooting raid at Tel Aviv airport on Tuesday (May 30), when 26 people died and 72 were wounded, one fatally.

  • Description

    A spokesmen for the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed in Beirut on Friday (June 2) that Palestine commandos had taken part in the fatal shooting raid at Tel Aviv airport on Tuesday (May 30), when 26 people died and 72 were wounded, one fatally.

    The spokesman, identified by Visnews cameraman Paul Nazarian as a Mr. Bassam, said that while the three Japanese gunmen were shooting at crowds inside the customs hall, five Arab commandos were making an armed attack on an El Al aircraft parked on the tarmac outside. They also attacked the parking let and the customs department, he said in an interview in Beirut.

    The claim, however, has not been substantiated by any other source.

    SYNOPSIS: The Tel Aviv airport massacre....a spokesmen for the popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine claimed on Friday that Palestine commandos took part in the raid. While the Japanese raiders shot at crowds in inside the Customs hall, Arab commandos staged an armed attack OUTSIDE, he said.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7QBKJU0RSFLXRQIT1BEOW2OCA
    Media URN:
    VLVA7QBKJU0RSFLXRQIT1BEOW2OCA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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