Air, land and sea forces were on standby throughout Lebanon today (16 January) following yesterday's attack by Israeli forces - the first major raid since the 1976 Middle East war.
GV waves breaking on shore. PAN to damaged building (COFFEE HOUSE)
MLS above damaged building PAN to and ZOOM into crowd round damaged house
LV ZOOM into MLS shack house where Lebanese woman resident was shot.
CU small shell hole TILT to shot-up wall
SV & ZOOM back from window aspect PANNING across room to opposite window frame.
SV shell-splintered wall TILT to damaged furniture and bullet holes on another wall
MV damaged chairs TILT to window.
CU fruit dish PAN to debris on floor TILT to people beyond balcony.
MV bullet-ridden wall & upset chairs
SV bullet-ridden walls in an another room, with people looking
CU TILT up to bullet-holes in wall
MV broken plaster.
CU bullet-ridden exterior wall TILT to officials on balcony
CU bullet-spattered wall PAN to officials
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Background: Air, land and sea forces were on standby throughout Lebanon today (16 January) following yesterday's attack by Israeli forces - the first major raid since the 1976 Middle East war.
While the Israeli strikers reported blowing up a complex of Arab commando basses near Sarafand in south Lebanon, only 28 miles. (45 kms) from the Israeli borders, Arab sources said the raid was repulsed. The Arabs claimed the Israelis lost between 15 and 20 casualties killed or wounded, with two commandos killed and six wounded. Israeli reports countered this, saying at least 10 guerrillas were killed and many wounded with six Israeli troops slightly injured.
The Lebanese deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Information, Mr. Ghassan Tweini, said an official complaint about the raid had been lodged with the United Nations Security Council in New York.