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Middle E. War / Sinai Front / Syrian Front #23444

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 24, 1973
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(Tel Aviv, Israel [S]) Some fighting in Sinai occurs. Egyptian, Israeli versions of battle and losses outlined.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Suez Canal) Israeli men and material pour across Suez Canal into Egypt and move on Suez City in effort to maintain stronghold in Egypt. Israel cuts off Egypt from supply routes.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Tel Aviv, Israel [S]) Blackout in Tel Aviv ends.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Tel Aviv, Israel) [Mil. analyst General Chaim HERZOG - says Israel accepted immediate cease-fire because of pressure from superpowers.] Herzog asked about Secretary of State Henry Kissinger's remark with regard to Israel. [HERZOG - finds statement somewhat insulting.]
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Tel Aviv, Israel [S]) Israel controls all strategic positions on Mt. Herman on Syrian front. Terrorist attacks continue despite cease-fire.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Mt. Herman) Israel must control Mt. Herman if it wants military control over area incling. control of Arab terrorists coming from Lebanon. Although Syria observes cease-fire fairly well, Arab terrorists continue attacks on Israeli border villages. Terrorists attacks to remain long after cease-fire settled.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry;
Seamans, Bill

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