ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 15, 1983
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(Studio) Syrian-backed PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) rebels reported mounting major offensive against PLO chairperson Yasir Arafat's loyalists in Tripoli, Lebanon.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Tripoli, Lebanon) Status of fighting here and at nearby Palestinian refugee camp examined; films shown. Offensive launched by rebel leader Abu Musa and response of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) military commander Abu Jihad discussed. [JIHAD - doesn't believe rebels can take camp today.] Battle's impact on city's civilian residents detailed.
REPORTER: Betsy Aaron
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