Wednesday, September 28, 1983

Military Action:

Cease-fire continues to hold; some firing reported by PSP militia on LAF position near Khaldeh, and between PSP and LF in Kharroub area south of Beirut, Amal militia and LAF in southern suburbs; US Army Special Forces unit resumes training of LAF cadres, interrupted at end of August.


1 French soldier wounded by grenade in Beirut.

Political Responses:

Palestinians/ Lebanese: Cease-fire committee holds first meeting; 600 Fateh loyalists, expelled from Beqaa, welcomed at Baddawi refugee camp in Tripoli.

US and Other Countries: House votes 270-161 to invoke War Powers Act, authorizes deployment of Marines in Lebanon for 18 months