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Mideast / Lebanese Raid #469659

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 10, 1973
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(Studio) Govt. Lebanon resigns following spectacular series Israeli commando attacks on Palestinian guerrillas in Lebanon. If resignation Prime Min. Saeb Salam accepted new government must be formed. 3 high ranking guerrillas killed by Israeli Chief spokesperson Palestinian Liberation Org., Kamal Nasser, and El Fatah leader, Mohammed Najjar, among those killed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor.

(Sidon, Lebanon) Israeli commandos blow up gas stations, wreck cars and fire at anything moving in Sidon.
REPORTER: John Chancellor (narrates)

(Beirut, Lebanon) Main Israeli target in Beirut is apartment building in which number guerrilla leaders known to be living. As many as 40 Palestinians may have died in fighting.
REPORTER: John Chancellor (narrates)

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Raids planned for some time but triggered by yesterday's attack on Israelis in Cyprus. [Chief of Staff Lieutenant General David ELAZAR - says feels raid was serious blow to Arab guerrilla movement.]
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Studio) Israeli Premier Golda Meir calls operation great success. Arabs accuse US of giving refuge to Israelis in Beirut and helping them with intelligence. United States denies charge.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

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Chancellor, John;
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