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Rhodesia / Mozambique / Rhodesia Road Convoys #247681

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 27, 1976
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(Studio) Rhodesia prime minister Ian Smith says Rhodesia soldiers, who raided Mozambique camp, have proof it was guerrilla not refugee camp. United Nations has backed Mozambique in claiming it was refugee camp and about 1000 killed in raid. Incr. in guerrilla attacks inside Rhodesia causes government to send convoys to protect road to South Africa.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Port Victoria, Rhodesia) Road to South Africa 1 of 3 land routes to outside world. Since 3 South African tourists killed by black guerrilla groups at Easter, Rhodesia whites rarely drive it without police escorts; roads sealed off at night. [WOMAN motorist - says she's taking convoy so not to invite trouble; she's armed and has used gun before.] Convoy procedures noted. Since July, new convoy routes set up elsewhere because of new attacks; 1/3 of Rhodesia roads now protected this way.
REPORTER: Robin Wright

Mudd, Roger;
Wright, Robin

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