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Lebanon #527283

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 07, 1983
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(Studio) Moslem leaders in Lebanon said agreeing to allowing West troops to police some regions of Beirut; sniper attacks in west Beirut reported
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Deir al Qamar, Lebanon) Plight of Christian refugees surrounded by Druse militias here examined; films shown. [Mayor George DIBB - notes town is virtually a prison for residents.] Living conditions of refugees described, shown; issue of Christian militia's presence in town noted focus of negotiations. Red Cross relief convoys noted only agency allowed to enter town; claim by refugees that relief supplies are given 1st to residents and then sold to refugees outlined. Fear of Druse soldiers noted; 1 refugee (named in report) cited as example
REPORTER: Ike Seamans

Palmer, John;
Seamans, Ike

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