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November 11, 2002
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The leader of the Palestine Liberation Front said he was not responsible for the killing of an American Jew during the hijacking of the Achille Lauro cruise ship in 1985. “Of course, it wasn’t my fault,” Abu Abbas told The New York Times about the shooting of Leon Klinghoffer, who was shot aboard the ship and then dumped, still in his wheelchair, into the ocean.

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