• Short Summary

    Internecine fighting between rival factions of the PLO (Palestine Liberations Organization) have killed or injured an estimated 250 people in and around the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli.

  • Description

    LEBANON, TRIPOLI 8 NOVEMBER 1983 (REUTERS 1" VIDEO TAPE)

    GV ZOOM INTO SV Porters carry injured into hospital
    SV INTERIOR Dead person placed on trolley in plastic (2 shots)
    GV Ambulance arrives outside hospital
    SV Worker checks bodies for identification (2 shots)
    GV Bodies being loaded into truck
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    Background: Internecine fighting between rival factions of the PLO (Palestine Liberations Organization) have killed or injured an estimated 250 people in and around the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. At a city hospital bodies were placed in a temporary refrigerated van after identification on November 8. Forces loyal to PLO chairman, Yasser Arafat, had made the city their possible last stronghold in the country after being forced from refugee camps by Syrian-backed rebels led by Abu Musa.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1KB7LWAODOVO45DG9JH3IC5KV
    Media URN:
    VLVA1KB7LWAODOVO45DG9JH3IC5KV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1983
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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