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Unidentified attackers firing submachine guns killed a French cease-fire observer in the southern slums of Beirut. Meanwhile, Israel's leading right-wing newspaper, Yediot Aharonot, published a rare front-page editorial calling on the government to withdraw all its troops from Lebanon immediately. Israeli papers devoted much front-page space to the deaths in Lebanon the day before of two officers--one of them Col. Avraham Hido, chief liaison officer with the Israeli-backed South Lebanon Army and one of the most senior officers killed during the 32-month occupation.

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