ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 08, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Bob Zelnick) Confrontation near Khafji oil field and Farsi Island in Persian Gulf between United States helicopter and Iranian gunboats reported [Pentagon spokesperson Fred HOFFMAN - calls it hostile act.] Presence of United States ships USS Raleigh and Thach noted. Second incident between United States helicopter and Iranian oil platform and earlier incident involving Iran minelaying ship cited.
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