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Israeli Soldier Killed, Five Wounded in Raid on Terrorist Base in Lebanon

An Israeli soldier was killed and five were wounded last night in a raid on terrorist bases in Yaater village, three miles inside Lebanon. An unspecified number of terrorists were killed and four buildings were blown up. A military spokesman said Yaater served as a base for El Fatah, the Syrian-sponsored Saiqa guerrillas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. He said terrorist activity from Lebanon had increased considerably lately. The most recent incident was an explosion that damaged two houses in Kibbutz Yiron in northern Israel.