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Persian Gulf #313563

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 02, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) United States firing upon small Iranian vessel believed to be hostile reported; details given, scenes shown. United States official's comment calling it a warning situation quoted. Stinger anti-aircraft missiles said now in Iranian hands. Report introduced.

(London, England: Tom Fenton) Iran obtaining of stinger missiles reported [Afghan MAN - says his convoy was captured by Iranians and missiles taken.] Pakistani newspaper said reporting incident staged and Afghans were paid to let Iranians take missiles. Iranians said to claim will use stingers against United States forces in Gulf. Stingers being sent to Afghanistan for fighting against USSR discussed; scenes shown.

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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