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Mideast Developments #53394

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 12, 1978
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(Studio) Lebanese psychiatrists' statements that cntry.'s residents, particularly those in Beirut, can't take much more of unrest there noted; continued fighting between Christians and Muslims in Beirut suburbs undeterred by Syrian peacekeeping forces, reported Quiet in south Lebanon today and remaining reluctance of many residents to return home cited.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Lebanon) Report on south Lebanese refugees return home after government has threatened to cut off aid to those refusing to do so. Searches of Israeli and United Nations troops described, citing checkpoint near Tyre as example
REPORTER: Jerry King

(Studio) Report on Syrian accusation against Israelis, with regard to explosion on April 1 that allegedly was caused by American-made device said to have been placed by Israelis to bug telephone lines between Syria and Jordan. Claims of radioactive particle leakage due to explosion stated.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
King, Jerry

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