NBC Evening News for Monday, May 02, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Israeli forces reported conducting raid on Lebanese camps and villages believed harboring Palestinian guerrillas. Lebanese sources quoted with regard to Israeli attack. Report introduced.
(DC: Fred Francis) United States intelligence sources quoted with regard to Israeli raid. US noted concerned with regard to Israel's plan to attack Syrian-controlled areas also. Map of area shown; details given. Israel noted attempting to capture and scatter guerrilla forces. Background information with regard to guerrilla operations given; scenes shown. Israel noted blaming slain PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Abu Jihad for orchestrating Palestinian unrest in occupied territories; Israel's alleged assassination of Jihad mentioned, PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) retaliation expected. Israeli sources quoted with regard to scope of operation.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw; Tel Aviv, Israel: Martin Fletcher) Palestinian border attacks upon Israel discussed. Palestinian unrest in occupied territories noted second front on which Israel must fight.