NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 21, 1986
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(Studio: Chris Wallace) Report introduced.
(Narus, Sudan: Brian Stewart) Both sides in Sudan's civil war noted using starvation as weapon against each other; extent of mass hunger described. Neither side said allowing food shipments through the others' areas; details given, scenes shown. [Relief official Tabai LO-NOAH - describes victims' plight.] Famine said directly due to pols. here. [People's Liberation Army leader Colonel John GARANG - defs. preventing food supplies from reaching the hungry.] Govt.'s similar argument noted. [Red Cross nurse Henrietta SUBILIA - describes conditions suffered by refugees.] Tribal chief's (named) plea translated. Feared impact of expected locust plague cited.