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Biafra-Nigeria / Starving / Britain #442173

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 30, 1968
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(Studio) 50 federal soldiers in Nigeria killed when plane crashes. Nigeria chief of state, Yakubu Gowon calls for Army to bring quick end to 15 mos. old civil war with Biafra. International Red Cross and other relief orgs. increase efforts to feed starving refugees.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Uboma, Biafra) Red Cross feeds refugees here. Estimated 200,000 Biafrans hide in jungles; afraid they'll be harmed by Nigerian troops. Med. facilities shown. Refugees fed fish, rice, soybeans and meat. Many extra tons food needed.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley Narrates

(Studio) British Commonwealth Min. of State says prepared to give Nigeria sum for relief after civil war over.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Reporter(s):
Huntley, Chet
Duration:
00:01:40

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