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Middle E. War / Syrian Front #225720

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 12, 1973
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(Studio) In Mideast war, Sinai front remains fairly quiet; much action on Syrian front. Israel offensive moves deep into Syria on road to Damascus. Syria admits fighting rough, but troops drive Israelis back to cease-fire line. Air battles fierce; Syrian and Israeli claims reviewed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Syria) Israeli offensive against Syrians outlined. Quneitra recaptured by Israel.
REPORTER: Peter Kalischer

(Homs, Syria) Israeli bombers hit power plant and oil refinery near Damascus. Syrian claims Israeli Air Force loss extremely heavy. Many civilians injured and killed in air attack near Homs, Syria.
REPORTER: Dean Brelis

(Studio) Experts believe Israelis hope to destroy Syrian army before turning full attention to Egypt on Sinai front.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Brelis, Dean;
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalischer, Peter

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