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India-Pakistan / Conflicting Reports #455780

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 09, 1971
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(Studio) India-Pakistan reports on enemy plane, tank and ship destruction. E. Pakistan claims Jessore, but Indians held it when reporters there. India claims success in West Pakistan.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Rawalpindi, West Pakistan) India says Rawalpindi airport obliterated; no actual damage done; only 2 planes destroyed. American defense attache Brigadier Charles Yeager calls action indiscriminate strafing.
REPORTER: John Bierman (BBC)

(Studio) Rawalpindi site of newsmen en route to front.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Rawalpindi, West Pakistan) War makes little difference to average West Pakistani; except for air raids, mostly false alarms.
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

Bierman, John;
Chancellor, John;
Hunt, Richard

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