NBC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 09, 1983
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(Studio) Marines stationed near Beirut, Lebanon, airport said wounded today; casualties noted 1st American ones since latest cease-fire began. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat, currently in Lebanon, said learning that his Damascus, Syria, branch of organization's news agency has defected to rebel PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) faction.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace
(Tripoli, Lebanon) Arafat's loss of power examined; Syria said denying his allegation that large number Syrian troops are preparing to attack Palestinians near Tripoli, Lebanon. Films shown. Apparent success of Syrian-backed rebellion in PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) discussed.
REPORTER: Ike Seamans