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Bodies from rescue try are turned over to US

By With Analysis from Monitor Correspondents around the world, Edited by Debra K. Piot / May 7, 1980


The bodies of the US serviceman killed in the aborted rescue mission in Iran Thursday left Switzerland for the United States aboard a US Air Force transport. EArlier Tuesday they were flown to Zurich from Tehran. Although the US has insisted that only eight men were killed in the rescue attempt, Iran sent nine coffins.

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