200 French UN peacekeepers arrive in Beirut

A ship carrying 200 French troops docked Saturday morning at Beirut's port as the soldiers prepared to head to south Lebanon. The ship also brought some 100 armored personnel carriers, trucks and weaponry. France has so far contributed 250 troops to the UN peacekeeping force. France's contribution is to include tanks, surface-to-surface artillery, short-range anti-aircraft missiles and radar.