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South Lebanon Cease-Fire #254348

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 27, 1977
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(Studio) For most part, cease-fire in South Lebanon seems to be holding; however, some of Palestinian fighters remain in ancient fortress once used by Crusaders.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Naqurah, Lebanon) Palestinians' best fortified stronghold is Beaufort Castle, about 4 mile from Israeli border. Report on situation in south Lebanon; newly formed Lebanese national army is to take over in area and Palestinians to move out, but so far Lebanese haven't shown up. Details with regard to Lebanese army and Palestinians' position on army's taking over their strongholds cited. In hills above Sidon, Lebanese army has set up staging area, under protection of Syrian troops; Lebanese troops will make no comment nor allow photography in camp. REPORTER: John Sheahan

Cronkite, Walter

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