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Lebanon / Terrorist Bombings #81951

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 04, 1983
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(Studio) Israeli and Lebanese death toll from terrorist truck bombing in Tyre, Lebanon, reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Terrorist bombing of Israeli post here, reminiscent of similar truck bombing of United States troops in Beirut, examined; films shown. [Defense minister Moshe ARENS - will seek revenge against terrorists.] Israeli air assaults on possible Palestinian position in Lebanon described, shown; irony in Israeli attacks on PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) extremists fighting Yasir Arafat explained. Arens mentioned implicating Syria in terrorist attacks; possibility of closer United States-Israel cooperation in Lebanon due to mutual sec. problem noted.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Studio) Islamic Holy War organization reported claiming responsibility for bombing of Israelis in Tyre; same organization recalled claiming responsibility as well for attack on Marine compound in Beirut.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Seamans, Bill

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