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Israeli Raid / Lebanon / Military Government Falls / Palestinian Guerrillas, Right-Wingers Fight #482902

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 26, 1975
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(Studio) Fighting in Lebanon between Palestinian guerrillas and right-wing Lebanese forces resignation of new military government's head Nureddin Rifai. Lebanese President Suleiman Franjieh asks Rafai to stay on in caretaker capacity. Fighting between guerrillas and right-wingers conts. Complica- ting all this, another Israeli raid occurs in South Lebanon. In yesterday's action involving Israeli war planes, at least 7 Lebanese and 2 Israeli soldiers killed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Aita al Shaab, Lebanon) Biggest clash between Israeli troops and Lebanese army occurs here. Israelis conduct house to house search in village for Palestinian guerrillas, but this time Lebanese army and Israelis end up fighting for several hrs. Latest raid comes at time of civil unrest in Beirut.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Beirut, Lebanon) So far, more than 70 killed during fighting between Palestinian guerrillas and right-wing Lebanese. Some fear fighting may result in open sectarian warfare between Christians and Moslems.
REPORTER: John Palmer

Chancellor, John;
Palmer, John

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