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Lebanon Civil War / Conditions #44763

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 10, 1976
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(Studio) Fighting conts. in Lebanon civil war; death toll now at 34,000. Palestinians says they pushed back attempt on refugee camp Tell Zaatar.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Tell Zaatar Area, Lebanon) Periodically Christians promise Palestinians fair treatment to surrender Tell Zaatar, but neither side believes it. Palestinians hold civilians hostage inside camp and reports say some want to stay but many tried to escape during Red Cross evac. of camp on August 6. Reporter notes living conditions in area of fighting and condition of people brought out of refugee camp. Reporter says fighting at Tell Zaatar example of war's inhumanity.
REPORTER: Jerry King

Reporter(s):
King, Jerry;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:20

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