TERRORISM: Mogadishu's Aftermath (Contd.)

Lufthansa flies—with saturation security and zigzag landings

"For each murdered comrade we will blow up one Lufthansa plane in flight ... All should know that, beginning Nov. 15, death flies with them on a German plane."

That grim message was delivered to Bonn news agencies after three convicted members of the infamous Baader-Meinhof gang committed suicide last month in their prison cells following West Germany's antiterrorist raid at Mogadishu. As the deadline arrived last week, West Germany's national airline responded with a policy of saturation security for its 411 daily scheduled flights worldwide. Fortunately, as the first tense days came and went,...

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