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Special Assignment (USSR -Afghanistan Conflict) (Part II) #88383

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 27, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan's comparison of USSR invasion of Afghanistan to bombing of Pearl Harbor quoted. Protest march in Washington, DC in front of Soviet embassy, in support of anti-Soviet guerrillas in Afghanistan, reported Impact of Afghani refugees on Pakistan noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Afghanistan) Case of devastated village (named in report) given as example of Sovs.' complete devastation of Afghan villages, killing animals and people and leveling bldgs. [Villager Khartou DALAZI - (thru translator) describes attack results.] Conditions for those trying to escape to Pakistan described, as well as effect of their leaving on -Afghan Mujahedeen. [MAN - asks why Sovs. killed animals.] Pakistan government's protection of refugees described. Soviet cross-border raids noted. [Guerrilla commander Abdul HAQ - comments.]
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

(Studio) Upcoming report in series outlined.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Kladstrup, Don

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