ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 12, 1973
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(Studio) Differing battlefront reports from Israel, Syria, Egypt, outlined.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Syria) Israeli army hopes to encircle Syrian army deep inside Syria and destroy it. Israeli fighter bombers support ground offensive. Israel 15-20 mile inside Syria; Syrian troops fight hard.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi
(Sinai) Sinai desert important to Israel as buffer area from Egypt; Egypt claims Sinai belongs to their country Israeli offensive on Sinai to hold back till Syrian front under control.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore
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