• Short Summary

    After five days of factional clashes between supporters and opponents if the syrian peacekeeping force in Lebanon, a precarious ceasefire took effect on Wednesday (12 May) in Tripoli.

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    1.
    GV ZOOM TO Sandbags across road in the streets of Tripoli, Lebanon
    0.07

    2.
    SV PAN Soldier with rocket launcher PAN TO soldier directing traffic
    0.14

    3.
    CU Soldier with automatic weapon and rocket launcher
    0.18

    4.
    SV Soldier on armoured car
    0.22

    5.
    SV ZOOM OUT FROM Shell holes in building TO GV building PAN DOWn FROM damage TO debris in the street (2 shots)
    0.32

    6.
    SV Bullet riddled car and damaged shops
    0.38

    7.
    CU Shell hole in wall PAN SHOT UP cars in street (2 shots)
    0.46

    8.
    SV INTERIOR Injured in hospital (4 shots)
    1.18




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    Background: After five days of factional clashes between supporters and opponents if the syrian peacekeeping force in Lebanon, a precarious ceasefire took effect on Wednesday (12 May) in Tripoli. Syrian troops and Palestinian and Moslem guerrillas manned checkpoints in the central streets, where sporadic gunfire could still be heard. meanwhile, damaged cars and bullet-riddled walls remained vivid reminders of the latest incidents. Security sources said 53 people had been killed and 180 inured. former prime Minister Rashid Karameh, a native of Tripoli, is leading moves to stop the fighting, and lebanese Television has announced that a peace mission is due to go to Tripoli to seek a solution to the conflict.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABM1EUVB9J86TNF2Q6QWIP9YDF
    Media URN:
    VLVABM1EUVB9J86TNF2Q6QWIP9YDF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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