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Middle E. War / Syria, Israel, Egypt #226122

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 09, 1973
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(Studio) Middle E. fighting worsens; extended war probability incrs Israel bombs Syrian capital Damascus; many Russians killed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Damascus, Syria) Air raid over Damascus described. Russian embassy destroyed and Syrian civilian casualties increase
REPORTER: Dean Brelis

(Studio) Other damage occurring in Damascus outlined. Israeli jets also hit refineries and power plants in north Syria. Israeli attacks allegedly retaliate Syrian attacks; explanation given. Radar site struck in Lebanon: military bases in Egypt hit in Israeli air raids. Naval battle reviewed. Egyptian, Israeli versions of battle outlined. Ground offensive takes shape. Fighting in Golan Heights between Syria and Israel summarized. Main fighting rages around El Quenitra in Heights. Along Suez front, Israel and Egypt fight inside Israeli- held Sinai desert. Exact location unclear although probably along Ismailia road.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Brelis, Dean;
Cronkite, Walter

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