• Short Summary

    THE SOUTHERN LEBANESE PORT OF SIDON WAS PARALYSED TODAY (27/8) BY A GENERAL STRIKE IN PROTEST AGAINST CLASHES BETWEEN TWO PALESTINIAN COMMANDO ORGANISATIONS YESTERDAY (26/8).

  • Description

    THE SOUTHERN LEBANESE PORT OF SIDON WAS PARALYSED TODAY (27/8) BY A GENERAL STRIKE IN PROTEST AGAINST CLASHES BETWEEN TWO PALESTINIAN COMMANDO ORGANISATIONS YESTERDAY (26/8). TWO PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND AT LEAST 10 WERE WOUNDED BY LEBANESE NATIONALIST MOVEMENT. A COALITION OF LEFTIST PARTIES AND ORGANISATIONS WHO HAVE FOUGHT WITH THE COMMANDOS AGAINST LEBANESE RIGHTIST MILITIA AND ISRAEL. SHOPS AND CAFES IN THE CITY WERE CLOSED, BUT EARLY REPORTS SAY THERE HAVE BEEN NO INCIDENTS OR FURTHER CLASHES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA46SYA9CM094FOJTPV64CSP9XM
    Media URN:
    VLVA46SYA9CM094FOJTPV64CSP9XM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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