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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 10, 1976
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(Studio) MPLA captured 2 ports; reported about to take important railway. Group of British mercenaries arrive home.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Brussels, Belgium) Mercenaries stop off here en route to England.

(London, England) Police await group. 3 arrested; 2 for outstanding warrants and I for trying to smuggle gun in country [Mercenary Andrew BLACK - says didn't see any mercenaries executed; spoke to someone who did.] Black, 21, told mother that reports of 14 mercenaries executed were true. [Mother Bernadina BLACK - says son heard shots and saw those executed. There were 15 or more and all British.] Police detain most of mercenaries with regard to executions. They want to know who was in firing squad and information about Greek-born of r. who ordered executions, Costas Georgiou,known as "Colonel Callan." Premier Harold Wilson says little doubt an atrocity committed.

Cronkite, Walter;
Dyk, Bob

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