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Nicaragua #55647

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 12, 1978
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(Studio) Nicaraguan government claims of victory over Sandinista rebels, especially in Masaya, near Managua, reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Managua, Nicaragua) Details given about situation in Masaya, where national guard prevent anyone, include Red Cross, from entering or leaving. President Anastasio Somoza's news conference described. [SOMOZA - compares guerrilla attacks to Vietnam's Tet offensives; says it has been defeated.] Somoza's report about national guard interception of insurgents coming into country from Costa Rica noted.

Dale, Al;
Reynolds, Frank

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