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Sudan / Counter Coup #218145

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 22, 1971
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(Studio) Sudan Major General Gaafar Mohammed Al-Nimeiry regains power in counter coup. and broadcasts appeal for arrest of all Communists Monday's coup leader Babakr Al-Nur Osman never reached Sudan on trip from London, England.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Al-Nur Osman interned in Libya, Africa; confident before left for Sudan. [Al-Nur OSMAN - tells of Nimeiry presenting slogans without action, creating dictatorship.] Libya arrested Al-Nur Osman after forcing BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation) plane to land in Benghazi, Libya. [Unidentified PASSENGERS - tell of Libya troops removing Al-Nur Osman from plane; say pilot reacted calmly.] [Sudan, England ambassador Sayad Abdin ISMAEL - says removal of Al-Nur Osman from plane unprecedented air piracy by Libyan government]
REPORTER: John Laurence

(Studio) Airplane carrying Iraq officials to Sudan crashes in Saudi Arabia.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John
Duration:
00:03:30

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