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Middle East / Lebanon / Israel vs. Hizballah #406370

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 17, 1996
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Tyre, south Lebanon: Brent Sadler) The continued Israeli offensive against Hizballah in Lebanon featured; scenes shown from Tyre of the wounded, the ambulance that was hit by a rocket, displaced Lebanese, UN rescue workers. [Hammoud Hospital in Sidon, Lebanon, Dr. Nasser HAMMOUD - says only civilians have been injured.] [Lebanese MAN, UNIFIL press officer Hassan SIKLAWI - comment on the situation.]

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The goals for Israel and Hizballah cited.

(Jerusalem: Jerrold Kessel) The rocket campaigns from both sides reported.

(South Lebanon: Walter Rodgers) Israel's campaign against Hizballah featured; scenes shown of the Israeli military presence and from Kiryat Shmona, Israel, still being hit by guerrilla shellings. [Israeli defense force Colonel Raanan GISSIN, two MEN, SOLDIER - comment.]

(Jerusalem: Jerrold Kessel) The political and diplomatic dimensions of this little war, including efforts by France's foreign minister to create a plan for a cease-fire, noted.

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Further coverage of the Lebanon story announced.

Kessel, Jerrold;
Rodgers, Walter;
Sadler, Brent;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy

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