• Short Summary

    At lest forty people have been killed in clashes between Palestinian commandos and right wing Falangists in the Lebanese capital of Beirut.

  • Description

    At lest forty people have been killed in clashes between Palestinian commandos and right wing Falangists in the Lebanese capital of Beirut.

    The fighting broke out on Sunday night (13 April) when a bus carrying Palestinian refugees was attacked while passing through the suburb of Ain Rumaneh, a Falangist stronghold.

    People in the bus said men started firing from roof tops and from the street. They said 26 people on the bus were killed and a number were wounded.

    Since then there have been sporadic outbursts of gunfire and explosions caused by mortars and hand grenades.

    The fighting between the Phalangists and the Commandos is the worst in Lebanon since clashes between Palestinians and the Lebanese army two years ago.

    Police said that 14 people and been arrested after the attack on the bus.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2K0Z23RQR8XF61V0WKNUODI8B
    Media URN:
    VLVA2K0Z23RQR8XF61V0WKNUODI8B
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/04/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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