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Lebanon / Syria / Reaction #246820

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 09, 1976
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(Studio) USSR and Israel United Nations representatives warn that Lebanon has become international crisis. Syrians underestimated strength of Palestinians and Lebanese leftists. Syrian advances stopped 12 mile from Beirut and from port of Sidon. Syria also contained in Tripoli. Pro and anti-Syria Moslems and right-wing Christians fight in Beirut. Syria rptdly. called cease-fire and Algeria and Libya sending token units to Lebanon to help police truce. Iraq sending troops to Syrian border. Move may be to force Syria to divert some troops in Lebanon to Iraq-Syria border.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Sidon, Lebanon) Lebanese Arab army displays hardware captured from Syria. Casualties and captures reported Syrians attack Palestine refugee camps. Arab leader says Israel used to shell those camps.
REPORTER: Doug Sufton

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Sufton, Doug
Duration:
00:02:40

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