The Last King of Scotland - Part 2, Chapter 30 Summary & Analysis

Giles Foden
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Part 2, Chapter 30 Summary

Garrigan goes to the airport early the next morning, but finds that he cannot leave, because a hijacked airplane carrying Israeli hostages has landed there. He decides to go on to the hospital, as if it were a normal workday. A little later, Wasswa calls him and tells him that Amin needs him at the airport.

There are about 250 hostages, guarded by terrorists with megaphones and machine guns. The Israelis are quickly separated from the other passengers. Garrigan cannot gain much access to the hostages, but he is able to provide malaria tablets and blankets, and to evacuate one woman to the hospital.

The hostages thought that they would be released in Uganda, but now they learn that the Palestinian terrorists have given Israel and the rest of the world a two-day deadline to release a list of Palestinian prisoners, or all of the hostages...

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