• Short Summary

    The succession of retaliatory raids and bombings on either side of the Israeli-Lebanese border continued yesterday (December 13) when Israeli artillery shelled the southern Lebanon town of Nabatieh, but later yesterday a bomb planted by an unknown terrorist shattered the ground floor of the building which houses the Jordanian embassy in Beirut.

  • Description

    The succession of retaliatory raids and bombings on either side of the Israeli-Lebanese border continued yesterday (December 13) when Israeli artillery shelled the southern Lebanon town of Nabatieh, but later yesterday a bomb planted by an unknown terrorist shattered the ground floor of the building which houses the Jordanian embassy in Beirut.

    The Nabatieh shelling was inspected yesterday by members of the World Peace Committee. They were shown the main street in the town which had been struck by 175mm shells fied by Israeli gunners in the early ours of the morning. four people were inured in the attack.

    Members of the committee were shown the damage by the Member of Parliament for Nabatieh.

    A few hours later, Beirut was rocked by an explosion which ripped through the building in the capital partly occupied by the Jordanian embassy.

    The ground floor of the premises is occupied by a newspaper office and this was completely wrecked. Experts estimated that some ten kilos of explosive had been used.

    An apartment owned by a Saudi Arabian diplomat on the first floor of the building was also severely damaged.

    The Lebanese Prime Minister Mr. Rashid Al Solh, arrived to see the damage for himself shortly after the area had been cleared.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA15ED5P0QZHA00AMIJOHO5LS5L
    Media URN:
    VLVA15ED5P0QZHA00AMIJOHO5LS5L
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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