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Rhodesia #55994

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 08, 1978
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(Studio) Black guerrilla mortar attack on Umtali, Rhodesia, near Mozambique border reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Salisbury, Rhodesia) Description given of mortar attack on Umtali. Memorial services for victims of plane crash and guerrilla shooting on Sunday reported Patriotic Front co-leader Joshua Nkomo's claim of responsibility for plane crash by guerrilla use of surface to air missile missile noted. Prime Min. Ian Smith's statement about forthcoming announcement of new action mentioned. Zambia President Kenneth Kaunda's announcement that he'll ask for aid from ntns. outside Africa if Zambia is attacked by either South Africa or Rhodesia stated; Kaunda's claim to hold Britain responsible for any attack from either nation reported
REPORTER: Howard Tuckner

Jennings, Peter;
Tuckner, Howard

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