In Italy, the search for kidnapped United States Brigadier-General James Dozier has led to the discovery of some sensational terrorist plots.
GV Police cars leaving police station
GV Armed security forces on Rome streets
SV Suspect placed against wall and searched as armed security man watches (2 shots)
SV TILT DOWN Cars leaving police headquarters
SV PULL BACK TO GV Armed police guard outside police headquarters (3 shots)
GV Delegates being searched as they enter Christian Democrat party headquarters (3 shots)
GV PULL BACK Police guard on roof of nearby building (2 shots)
GV Helicopter passes overhead TILT DOWN TO LS
CU PULL OUT Captured terrorist weapons (2 shots)
GV & SV Car retrieved from lake near Rome (2 shots)
SV/GV Delegates at Christian Democrat Congress (3 shots)
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Background: In Italy, the search for kidnapped United States Brigadier-General James Dozier has led to the discovery of some sensational terrorist plots. Scores of suspects have been arrested in the massive search for the north Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) officer and several potentially fatal terrorist outrages averted after information gleaned from 32 suspected Red Brigades guerrillas. Police say one plan discovered was for a rocket attack on Rome's police headquarters building, now heavily guarded, and an even more audacious terrorist assault was planned for Friday (22 January) at the ruling Christian Democratic Party headquarters in the capital. Many of the party's members of parliament were in the building at the time for a televised debate. Police made a rigorous search of all those entering after the discovery of the plot. Rocket-grenades, bazookas and other weapons have been captured in these latest round-ups. In another incident two alleged arms dealers were found dead in their car in a lake near rome. Police think they were killed by terrorists afraid the two might pass vital information to the authorities who suspect that several foreign groups are linked to terrorism in Italy.