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Middle E. War / Israeli Air Raids / United Nations #467581

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 09, 1973
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(Studio) War in Mideast grows in intensity. Israeli Air Force bombs Syrian capital, Damascus. Civilian casualties increase Israel bombers strike military bases near Cairo, Egypt, and United Nations reports Cairo hit in air raids. Battle rages in Sinai desert between Egypt and Israel. Along Golan Heights, Israel claims several victories over Syrians. Israel knocks out radar station in Lebanon. Damascus raid described; diplomatic ctrs. hit.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Damascus, Syria) Description given of Damascus after air raid.
REPORTER: Phillip Short (BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) news)

(Studio) At United Nations Security Council, Sov ambassador Yakov Malik denounces Damascus air raids. As Israeli ambassador offers sympathy, Malik stomps out of cncl. chamber leading Soviet delegation. Egyptian foreign minister Mohamed el-Zayyat announces Cairo raids by Israelis.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Short, Phillip

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