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Persian Gulf / Freighter Sunk #81786

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 22, 1983
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(Studio) Greek freighter reported alleged sunk by Iraq in Persian Gulf yesterday; analysis of attack by intelligence agent for Lloyd's of London outlined.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Straits of Hormuz) Importance of Persian Gulf to international oil traffic examined; films shown. Vulnerability of merchant vessels in Strait of Hormuz due to Iran's state of war noted. [Captain Ray BELL - believes ships would be stopped if serious fighting took place in straits.] Efforts of Omani and United States naval ships to patrol waters discussed.
REPORTER: Mike Lee

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike
Duration:
00:01:50

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