Event: October War, 3rd Day

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Israeli forces begin their first counteroffensive on the Canal front, but the Egyptians are able to repel the attack. Meanwhile, the Israeli army command sends large reinforcements to the Golan Heightss, which successfully stop the advance of the Syrian forces and begin a counterattack in the south of the Golan Heights. Israeli warplanes also carry out attacks on military airports as well as infrastructure within Syrian territory, including power plants.

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Timeline Date: 
1973/10/8
Computed Date: 
1973/10/08
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