CBS Evening News for Friday, May 27, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Syrian forces reported marching into Beirut, Lebanon, to stop street fighting between Amal militia and pro-Iranian Hizballah. Report introduced.
(London, England: Bill McLaughlin) Syrian troops shown enforcing cease-fire in Beirut, Lebanon; details given. [MAN - calls fighters animals.] Journalists shown taking tour of south slums. Terrorist Abdul Hamadei shown standing in street; Hamadei noted holding some hostages in slums. Syria noted warning Washington, DC that any rescue attempts would ensure death of hostages. Syria noted attempting to stop Hizballah from controlling Beirut.
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