TERRORISM: A New War of Attrition

EXPLODING parcels suddenly turned up in Arab mailboxes last week, only a month after a similar wave of deadly letter bombs had been sent from Amsterdam to Israelis round the world. In Beirut, one package exploded in the central post office, injuring three workers; another blew up in an export-import firm operated by a Palestinian, wounding a secretary and an office boy. A letter bomb to a Beirut newspaper was disarmed. In Cairo, postal employees spotted and defused a package mailed from Belgrade. In Algiers, a package wounded the secretary of the Palestine...

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