NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 10, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Cairo, Egypt) Egyptian intelligence reported blaming Iranian and Libyan ships for mining Red Sea approach to Suez Canal. [President Hosni MUBARAK - promises retaliation if responsibility is proved.] Ayatollah Khomeini, denying Iran's role, said criticizing recent government praise of mining; details given. US, British and French anti-mine forces noted conducting mine sweeping operations. Concern for safety of Moslem pilgrims sailing to Mecca noted.
REPORTER: Keith Miller
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