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Lebanon / Fighting / Tell Zaatar #246899

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 13, 1976
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(Studio) Leftists say Syrian troops invaded archaeological site of Baalbek, N.E. of Beirut. Syrians pullback from other sites is reported due to Soviet pressure. Christians advance on Tripoli and continue siege of Tell al-Zaatar refugee camp.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Lebanon) Reporter talks to Phalangist leader William Hawi, reported killed in today's fighting. Part of refugee camp still resisting. Christians provide food, shelter and medical care to 100 refugees on outskirts of camp. Refugees have been living underground for 3 weeks Most children suffer from malnutrition and dysentery. Bodies of old men, women and children rptdly. shot by Palestinians as they ran for Christian lines.

Cronkite, Walter;
Lee, Mike

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