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Steward Wounded in El Al Hijack Attempt Released from London Hospital

September 22, 1970
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Shlomo Vider, the 39-year-old El Al steward who was injured in the aborted attempt to hijack an El Al airliner Aug. 30, was discharged from Hillingdon County Hospital today and flown back to Israel with his wife under strict security precautions. A hospital spokesman said Mr. Vider had received five bullet wounds–three in his back and limbs, one in his abdomen and one behind an ear. Some of the bullets were extracted here, but Mr. Vider was discharged for further treatment in Israel because he was anxious to return home.

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