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Cambodia / President Palace Bombed #469237

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 18, 1973
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(Studio) American planes bomb Cambodia. In Phnom Penh government of Lon Nol tightens security after yesterday's bombing president palace.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Phnom Penh, Cambodia) Plane which bombed palace piloted by Captain So Patra, air force ofr. who recently flunked pilot training. Patra has been living with Prince Sihanouk's daughter. Reason for bombing unclear. Palace itself not damaged but army barracks housing soldiers and families hit. At least 36 killed and 50 injured. Whereabouts Captain Patra unknown.
REPORTER: Phil Brady

Brady, Phil;
Utley, Garrick

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