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The World

October 10, 1985

A West German container vessel has been hit by a missile, believed fired by an Iraqi plane, Lloyd's shipping intelligence reported. The 16,000-ton Jolly Indaco, on a voyage from Yemen to Kuwait, sent a distress signal in the Persian Gulf and said it was afire after being hit by the missile about 100 miles off the Iranian coast. The vessel limped into port at Manama, Bahrain, for repairs.

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