• Short Summary

    Palestinian troops loyal to PLO (Palestinian Liberation Organisation) leader Yasser Arafat recently moved into the northern Lebanese port of Tripoli in what was widely seen as their potential last stand against rebel PLO forces led by Colonel Saeed Musa, known as Abu Musa.

  • Description

    TRIPOLI, LEBANON 8 NOVEMBER 1983 ( REUTERS 1" video tape)

    SV Man with rocket launcher in street watches distant explosion
    GV Fighters stand on tank
    GV Men build gunpoint (2 shots)
    GV Men prepare truck-carried rocket launcher (2 shots)
    SV Man crouches with machine gun (2 shots)
    GV Men with rifles in street
    SVs Men with rocket launchers in street emplacement (2 shots)

    (1.15)

    Background: Palestinian troops loyal to PLO (Palestinian Liberation Organisation) leader Yasser Arafat recently moved into the northern Lebanese port of Tripoli in what was widely seen as their potential last stand against rebel PLO forces led by Colonel Saeed Musa, known as Abu Musa. The Syrian backed rebels have won over of Arafat's previous strongholds.

    On November 8, the PLO loyalists prepared their positions in Tripoli for what could be a decisive battle

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABQK209NA7F04N69J96WRQPA6O
    Media URN:
    VLVABQK209NA7F04N69J96WRQPA6O
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1983
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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