CBS Evening News for Friday, May 25, 1984
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(Studio) Soviet -controlled Radio Kabul recalled recently claiming USSR control of Panjshir Valley guerrilla stronghold.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(DC) Indications of USSR losses, rather than gains, in Panjshir Valley examined; films shown. Guerrillas' successful attack on Soviet convoy shown, described; estimate USSR casualties since offensive began mentioned. Apparent end to offensive and United States efforts to make USSR occupation of Afghanistan as costly as possible described, discussed. CIA efforts to increase military supplies to guerrilla leaders such as Ahmed Shah Massoud noted.
REPORTER: David Martin
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