• Short Summary

    A LEBANESE MILITARY SPOKESMAN IN BEIRUT CLAIMED THAT ISRAELI AIRCRAFT STRAFED A HIGHWAY INT HE SOUTHERN PART OF THE COUNTRY FRIDAY (JANUARY 2) INJURING FOUR CIVILIANS.

  • Description

    A LEBANESE MILITARY SPOKESMAN IN BEIRUT CLAIMED THAT ISRAELI AIRCRAFT STRAFED A HIGHWAY INT HE SOUTHERN PART OF THE COUNTRY FRIDAY (JANUARY 2) INJURING FOUR CIVILIANS. THE SPOKESMAN SAID TWO OF THE WOUNDED WERE IN A SERIOUS CONDITION AND THE ISRAELI PLANES HAD DAMAGED A CIVILIAN CAR AND A TRACTOR.

    THE ALLEGED ATTACK OCCURRED IN THE SHADOW OF MOUNT HERMON, NEAR THE TOWN OF HASBAYA. THE LEBANESE SPOKESMAN SAID EIGHT ISRAELI AIRCRAFT STRAFED THE HASBAYA-RACHAYA ROAD. THE ATTACKING AIRCRAFT WERE ENGAGED BY ANTI-AIRCRAFT BATTERIES, BUT THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF ANY PLANES BEING SHOT DOWN.

    LEBANON ALSO CLAIMED THAT THERE WAS ANOTHER ISRAELI AIRCRAFT RAID LATER FRIDAY ON THE HIGHWAY LEADING TO THE RASHAYA WADI TOWNSHIP. ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNNERS AGAIN FIRED AT THE PLANES BUT FOUR CARS WERE DAMAGED IN THE ATTACK.

    ISRAEL HAS DECLINED TO COMMENT ON THE RAIDS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACOU2JFO80T3ME3F2GHX45UV8D
    Media URN:
    VLVACOU2JFO80T3ME3F2GHX45UV8D
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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