NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 03, 1984
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(Studio) No. ships hitting explosive devices believed to be mines in Red Sea on approach to Suez Canal reported.
REPORTER: John Palmer
(DC) Mystery surrounding apparent mining of region's waterways examined; films shown. Libya and Iran mentioned as chief suspects. [Suez Canal Authority spokesperson Mohammed Ezzat ADEL - feels reports have been exaggerated.] Questions arising from mysterious explosions considered; options being presented Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger by Joint Chiefs of Staff noted.
REPORTER: Albert Pierce
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