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Lebanon / Fighting #242366

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 14, 1976
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(Studio) 169 killed in Lebanon fighting. Most were Palestinians killed when Christians captured refugee camp north of Beirut. Fighting reported in central Beirut.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Beirut, Lebanon) Leftists bombard warhse. in port area near Phalangist headquarters Leftists want to isolate Phalangists. Firemen fight fires and look out for snipers. Israeli jets fly above city. Christians continue blockade of refugee camps. Destruction of refugee camp and capture noted. Fighting may turn into war of starvation.

Cronkite, Walter;
Lee, Mike

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