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The World : Persian Gulf Raid Kills 1

Suspected Iranian warplanes attacked a Panamanian cargo ship in the Persian Gulf, killing one crewman, Lloyds of London reported. The maritime insurance carrier said that two rockets were fired into the 15,000-ton Panamanian-registered container vessel Oriental Importer, leaving one crewman dead, another injured and two missing. Meanwhile, Iran’s official Islamic Republic News Agency said its forces hit Baghdad with a missile in retaliation for Iraqi air raids on Iranian civilian areas. Earlier, Iraq reported that its warplanes attacked Tehran’s Mehrabad airport and the Iranian border town of Gilan e-Gharb.


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