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Persian Gulf War / Land Battle / Khafji, Saudi Arabia #131513

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 31, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Review given of day's events in the gulf war; map shown of Kuwait-Saudi border.

(Saudi Arabia: Bill Redeker) Battle to retake Khafji, Saudi Arabia, from the Iraqis featured; scenes shown from Marines' position south of the city. [United States Marine Corps Captain Chris KEENEY - comments.] [L/Corporal Benton BARRON - describes his reconnaissance mission.] Iraqis reported chased out by coalition forces from Saudi Arabia, Qatar and US.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Jim Hickey) Air support around Khafji featured; scenes shown. [Marine pilots Lieutenant Colonel Dick WHITE, Captain Glen MELIN - talk about number of planes in air there.]

Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill

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