NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 08, 1973
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(Studio) Fighting conts. in Middle E. with conflicting reports of success by Arabs and Israelis. Sudan and Iraq allegedly join fight against Israelis. Conflicting versions of fighting in Sinai Peninsula and in Golan Heights outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Tel Aviv, Israel) [Chief of staff Major General David ELAZAR - announces counter attack started on both fronts. Reports Syrian forces pushed to cease-fire line in Heights although some Egyptian forces remain on Israeli side of Suez Canal.] In Golan Heights, Israeli troops seem to make headway against Syrians. Egyptian troops driven back across Suez Canal, according to Israeli reports [ELAZAR - states cease-fire line not marked; Israelis to attack enemy wherever found.] Casualties remain secret, although Golda Meir apparently upset over casualty numbers.
REPORTER: - David Burrington (Israeli army film)
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