ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 16, 1980
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(Studio) Iran and Iraq's air strikes against each other today reported; both ntns.' versions of offensive against Abadan, Iran, refinery outlined.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Basra, Iraq) Situation around Abadan discussed; films shown.
REPORTER: Mike Lee
(DC) Performance of Iranian air force examined; films shown. Size of intl. navy armada in region, in addition to USSR presence noted; naval forces of Britain, United States and other countries said preparing for exercise known as "Beacon Compass 80." Details given.
REPORTER: John McWethy
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