• Short Summary

    Six PLO terrorists attempting to infiltrate into Israel from Lebanon in the Eastern border area of Zar'it, were discovered by Israel Defence Forces and killed.

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    TRANSCRIPT: THE I.D.F. SPOKESMAN ANNOUNCES:



    LAST NIGHT (16.4) CLOSE TO 23:00 HOURS ISRAELI FORCES ENCOUNTERED A TERRORIST SQUAD WHICH ATTEMPTED TO INFILTRATE INTO ISRAELI TERRITORY NEAR ZAR'IT ON THE LEBANESE BORDER.



    IN THE CLASH 6 TERRORIST WERE KILLED. ONE ISRAELI SOLDIER WAS KILLED - YOSI BAR-MEIR, 22 YEARS OLD, OF KIBBUTZ AFIKIM. 6 ISRAELI SOLDIERS WERE INJURED - THEIR FAMILIES HAVE BEEN INFORMED.



    THE I.D.F. SPOKESMAN POINTED OUT THAT SINCE JANUARY 1979, ATTEMPTS OF INFILTRATION BY TERRORISTS VIA SEA, JORDANIAN AND LEBANESE BORDERS - HAVE BEEN FOILED. IN THESE ATTEMPTS 17 TERRORISTS HAVE BEEN KILLED.



    THE I.D.F. SPOKESMAN ADDED THAT THE INFILTRATION INTO MAALOT WAS FROM THE SAME AREA AS THE ONE OF LAST NIGHT.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Six PLO terrorists attempting to infiltrate into Israel from Lebanon in the Eastern border area of Zar'it, were discovered by Israel Defence Forces and killed. One Isr. soldier was killed in the fight and six soldiers wounded.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9DB4GEYRQP6JWD1LTH1U05FN1
    Media URN:
    VLVA9DB4GEYRQP6JWD1LTH1U05FN1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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