Saturday, August 6, 1983

Military Action:

Grenade thrown at Lebanese Army checkpoint in Beirut; IDF position comes under fire near Sarafand in South Lebanon.


1 IDF soldier, 1 civilian wounded in exchange of fire at Sarafand.

Political Responses:

Palestinians/ Lebanese: Palestine Central Council ends 3-day meeting in Tunis, calls for resolution of crisis in Fateh, establish- ment of conciliation commission to restore good relations with Syria.

US and Other Countries: US to sell Lebanon 68 M48-A5 tanks plus spare parts and ammunition for $64 m., provide 12 training advisers.