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June 20, 1989

The widow of Sweden's assassinated Prime Minister Olof Palme identified defendant Christer Pettersson in court as the man she saw seconds after her husband was fatally shot and she was wounded more than three years ago. Lisbet Palme, grazed by one of the bullets that killed her husband on the night of Feb. 28, 1986, as they walked home from a movie in Stockholm, said Pettersson stared at her and her husband with hostility after the shooting and then fled. She did not see Pettersson carrying a gun, however, she said.

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