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Israel-Lebanon Conflict #503916

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 24, 1979
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(Studio) Israeli attacks on Palestinian bases in south Lebanon, include shelling of area controlled by Syrian army, detailed. Palestinian terrorist attack of Nahariya, Israel, recalled.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Beirut, Lebanon) Israeli assurances to United States with regard to not interfering with Lebanese soldiers upon arrival in United Nations zone reported Results of United Nations observers' investigation as to weapons used during bombardment and locations of weapons stated; allegations of Israeli shelling of Lebanese army outlined. Uniden. United Nations ofr. quoted with regard to Israeli and Christian militia shelling of refugee camps, villages& United Nations positions; details given. Israel's alleged illegal use of US-built weapon, known as the "firecracker round," detailed. United Nations peacekeeping force's role in south Lebanon and difficulties presented by present situation stated.
REPORTER: Steve Mallory

(Studio) Israeli denial of use of "firecracker round" and reasons for shelling of Palestinian bases in south Lebanon reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Mallory, Steve

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