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June 9, 1988 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
A Philippine official said Wednesday that terrorists of the Japanese Red Army have been secretly building an operating base in Manila that may be used to mount attacks on the Olympic Games in Seoul this summer. Miriam Defensor Santiago, commissioner of immigration and deportation, disclosed the alleged plot after a Japanese national identified as a top Red Army leader, Hiroshi Sensui, was arrested and flown to Japan under heavy guard.
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June 9, 1988 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
A Philippine official said Wednesday that terrorists of the Japanese Red Army have been secretly building an operating base in Manila that may be used to mount attacks on the Olympic Games in Seoul this summer. Miriam Defensor Santiago, commissioner of immigration and deportation, disclosed the alleged plot after a Japanese national identified as a top Red Army leader, Hiroshi Sensui, was arrested and flown to Japan under heavy guard.
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June 8, 1988 | Associated Press
An alleged Japanese terrorist who authorities suspect was plotting attacks on the Olympic Games in Seoul arrived today to heavy police guard after being deported from the Philippines. About 100 police officers met the Japan Air Lines plane carrying Hiroshi Sensui, 51, as it arrived at Tokyo's Narita airport. Sensui was arrested Tuesday at a suburban Manila hotel.
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July 23, 1988 | KARL SCHOENBERGER, Times Staff Writer
After lying low for a decade, the Japanese Red Army shows signs of springing back to life, unnerving law enforcement officials who recall the organization's desperate acts of violence in the 1970s. Expatriate members of the group slaughtered 26 people with machine guns and grenades at Tel Aviv's Lod Airport 16 years ago and hijacked several airliners before leaving the international stage in 1977.
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