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India-Pakistan Situation #219102

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 09, 1971
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(Studio) E. Pakistan, South Asia, border town rptdly. fired on by India, South Asia.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Comilla, E. Pakistan) 12 civilians killed in shelling of Comilla by India; reporter interprets boy's story. [Unidentified CIVILIAN - tells of house being shelled.] [Brigadier M.H. ATIF - says India shelling because can no longer sneak saboteurs through.] [Pakistan President Yahya KHAN - says Pakistan close to war with India because of India's statements, actions.]
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Studio) India signs 20 year cooperation pact with USSR ; film shows USSR foreign min. arriving in New Delhi, India; E. Pakistan rebel leader Sheik Mujibur Rahman goes on trial in Pakistan Wednesday; State Secretary William P. Rogers meets with United Nations Secretary General U Thant concerning India-Pakistan situation.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) Rogers and Thant discuss E. Pakistan refugees problem. [ROGERS - hopes USSR -India pact will have good results; says humanitarian, not pol., aspects of situation discussed.]
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

Hottelet, Richard C.;
Mudd, Roger;
Quint, Bert

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