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Iran-Iraq War #796139

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 15, 1980
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(Studio: Max Robinson) A debate on the Iran-Iraq war at the U.N. Security Council noted; scenes shown of Iraqi foreign minister Saadoun Hammadi†† and the Iranian representative.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The latest developments in the Iran-Iraq war, including Tehran Radio’s announcement that a thousand Iraqi troops were killed inside Iran, reviewed; scenes shown of Iranian Phantom planes over Baghdad and Iraqi tanks near the Karun River.

(Basra, Iraq: Mike Lee) The rescue of British & Filipino citizens from a ship trapped in the Shatt al Arab waterway in an operation by British reporter John Snow & Iraqi troops, featured; scenes shown; radio transmission played.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Efforts in Tehran to ration fuel despite a Swiss report that there is no shortage noted.

Robinson, Max;
Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike

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