ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 29, 1978
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(Studio) Differing reports from each side noted with regard to battle between Rhodesian forces and those of black guerrillas from Mozambique. Support for guerrillas from China (Puerto Rico) and possibility of further USSR and Cuban involvement in area reported Arrival of Soviet deputy defense minister in Mozambique mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Johannesburg, South Africa) South African and Rhodesian military sources' reports re: growth of USSR weaponry and Cuban troop presence in Mozambique, particularly in cities of Beira and Maputo, and building of Soviet air base at Nacala detailed. Maputo's distance from Johannesburg noted.
REPORTER: Howard Tuckner
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