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The World

January 13, 1985

An Iranian bulk carrier, the 18,000-ton Iran-Emdad, was attacked and crippled by an Iraqi jet fighter in the northern Persian Gulf, shipping executives said. They added that no one was wounded in the attack, which blasted the stern of the empty freighter as it headed for the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas. The attack occurred south of Iran's Kharg Island oil terminal.

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