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Mideast / Cyprus, Lebanese Raids #25285

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 10, 1973
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(Studio) Israeli and Arab commandos exchange terrorists.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Beirut, Lebanon) Arab commandos attack residence of Israeli ambassador in Nicosia, Cyprus, and attempt to hijack Israeli passenger plane. Both efforts fail and terrorists captured. Today Israelis raid Beirut, Lebanon. Assassinate 3 Palestinian leaders Altogether as many as 40 Lebanese and Palestinians killed by commandos. Abu Youssef, Arab guerrilla chief, killed. Wife was injured and son kidnapped. Israelis escaped.
REPORTER: George Watson (narrates)

(Tel Aviv, Israel) [Israeli Chief of Staff General David ELAZAR - says Lebanon should realize Israel will not honor its sovereignty when Lebanon gives Arab guerrillas complete freedom of movement for terrorist activity.]
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Studio) Palestinian guerrillas charge United States embassy in Beirut with giving refuge to Israeli forces. Say CIA planned raid. Lebanese Prime Min. submits resignation as result of attack.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Seamans, Bill;
Smith, Howard K.;
Watson, George

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