• Short Summary

    The ceasefire in Lebanon is still reported to be holding. On Sunday (24 October) Lebanon's?

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    SV PAN AND CU: four prisoners seated behind desk.
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    2.
    CU PAN: Prisoner with bandaged foot.
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    SV PAN: prisoners seated.
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    4.
    SV and CU: captured arms on display. (3 shots)
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    5.
    CU: Ammunition
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    6.
    CU: ammunition box with hebrew writing on the side.
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    7.
    CU: Israeli money displayed on table.
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    8.
    CU: PFLP soldier.
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    CU: commander of the forces which led attack on Aichieh Dismantling captured rifle.
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The ceasefire in Lebanon is still reported to be holding. On Sunday (24 October) Lebanon's left-wing forces warned that right-wing Christian advances near the Israeli border could make them resume fighting across the country.

    SYNOPSIS: On Friday (22 October) forces of the Popular Front for the Liberation on Palestine displayed prisoners and arms taken when they captured the Christian village of Ayshiyeh, six miles (10 kms) from the Israeli border in the south of the country.

    Palestinian Commandos and Lebanese Left-wing officials denied reports that three hundred people were killed in the attack. Reporters visiting the site were told unarmed inhabitants of the village had been left unharmed.

    Ayshiyeh is a Christian enclave surrounded by predominantly Moslem villages. Palestinian and left-wing forces say that right-wing forces fighting in the area have been re-inforced with Israeli arms and that Israeli troops have actually taken part in some of the attacks.

    The reports of Israeli attacks have been the subject of a telegram sent by the Secretary General of the Arab League, Mr. Mahmoud Riad, to the United Nations Secretary General, Dr. Waldheim, seeking his intervention.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3ZXEYKHL0M1GFZOTMVNEMWA52
    Media URN:
    VLVA3ZXEYKHL0M1GFZOTMVNEMWA52
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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