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Iran-Iraq War #273025

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Sep 27, 1980
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(Studio) Warfare between Iraq and Iran said continuing. Air raids on Baghdad and Kirkuk, Iraq stated. Artillery attacks on oil refineries of Basra, Iraq and Abadan, Iran noted. Iraqi claim of capture of Abwaz capital of Khuzistan province announced.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Baghdad, Iraq) Air raids on Baghdad and Kirkuk reported Iraqi occupation of Ahwaz noted; Iranian port of Khorramshahr said partially in Iraqi hands. Iraq's military aims cited.
REPORTER: Larry Pintak

(Studio) No oil said flowing out of Iraq either through Persian Gulf or thru pipelines to Mediturranean. Turkish pipeline said blown up. Syrian pipelines reported turned off.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(London, England) Effect of war on Tehran, Iran, described. Tape shown. Iranian prime minister Muhammad Ali Rajai named.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnel Narrates

(Studio) Pakistani President Zia ul-Haq said arriving in Iran as goodwill messenger of Islamic Conf. Zia said going to Iraq tomorrow. United Nations Security Council said still trying to agree on action.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(New York City) Security Council members said sharply divided. Positions of Norway and Mexico stated. Iraq said using Soviet bloc allies to stall for time. [Henry KISSINGER - says United Nations becoming instrument by which agression is legitimized.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

(Studio) United States embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, said under heavy guard after attack by pro-Iranian group. American hostages in Iran mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Hottelet, Richard C.;
Pintak, Larry;
Schieffer, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug

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