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Mideast / Israel, Libya, Lebanon #227273

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 21, 1973
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(Studio) Israel shoots down Libyan passenger plane over Sinai. Egypt calls it act of mass murder. Prime Min. Golda Meir expresses deep sorrow over incident, but says pilot should have heeded 3 warnings to land plane since he was over Israeli territory. Israel says 73 killed. Earlier Israeli forces raided 2 Arab guerrilla camps in Lebanon.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Haifa, Israel) Israeli soldiers strike camps 120 mile inside Lebanon. Claim to have killed 40 Arab guerrillas and destroyed camps used for training Arabs and other terrorists. Defense Min. Moshe Dayan told by returning officers Turkish terrorist captured. [Israeli Chief of Staff Lieutenant General David ELAZAR - says raid important]
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom

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