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RAB STATES: Fedayeen installations in both Syria and Lebanon have borne the brunt of the initial post-Munich reprisals from Tel Aviv.

Guerrilla "terrorist bases and comands" were struck by Israeli aircraft in two separate waves yesterday* The first wave, yesterday morning, made wide-ranging attacks on three locations in Lebanon and seven in Syria. The targets included commando headquarters, concentrations, training canips, supply and vehicle storage areas, and marine bases. An Israeli official claimed that Palestinian refugee camps were not targets, but some strikes were in the vicinity of such encampments.

Other strikes in the late afternoon and early evening were directed at targets in southern Syria, some of which had been previously hit. Damage and casualty figures are uncertain, but appear to be Further action, which could include the use of ground forces, is ooasible, and is expected by some fedayeen units.

Israeli Foreign Minister Eban saidress statement shortly before the raids that Israel would "take all necessary measures to strike at theof the murders" and would "fight thewherever we find them." Additional Israeli statements reminded the countries hosting fedayeen of those nations* responsibility for commandosuggesting that they themselves, especially Syria, could feel still more strikes. Syria may be singled out because some of the Munichare believed to have lived and/or trained there.

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