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Lebanon Civil War / Tell Zaatar / Syria / Israel #44828

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 13, 1976
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(Studio) Bulldozers make mass graves and looters go into bldgs. at Tell Zaatar near Beirut after its fall to Christians. 2 Palestinian doctors claim Christians executed 60 nurses; Christians haven't replied to charge.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Beirut, Lebanon) Escape of civilians from camp and subsequent removal through Christian Beirut to green line in city noted. Reports say 12,000 escaped; most requested and received permission to be taken to Muslim Beirut where conditions are crowded and many are taking up apts. left by those who moved from Lebanon.
REPORTER: Jerry King

(Studio) Syria announces closing of Lebanese border to travelers, and Israeli gun-boats rptdly. have taken control of sea lanes into Lebanese ports of Tyre and Sidon. Action supposedly cutting off supply of arms to Muslims and Palestinians.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

King, Jerry;
Reasoner, Harry

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