CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 12, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Iraqi attack on tanker and United States escort of Kuwaiti vessels in Persian Gulf reported Report introduced.
(Persian Gulf: Bob Simon) Defense Department report that Iran has United States stinger missiles noted; photos shown. Iraqi attacks on Gulf tanker and in Iran, Iran claim of Iraqi use of chemical warfare, fear of new Iranian offensive in Iran-Iraq War described; details given, scenes shown. Role on convoy fleets in Persian Gulf reviewed.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Kurdish rebels claim of kidnapping of Italian engineers in Iraq to force Italy's withdrawal from Gulf reported
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