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    BENIN CITY CAPITAL OF BIAFRAN HOD MIDWEST STATE OF NIGERIA AND THE STRATEGIC HOLDS OF BIAFRAN SOLDIERS HAS NOW BEEN RECAPTURED BY THE FEDERAL TROOPS.

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    STATE HOUSE BUILDING, BENIN.



    VARIOUS SHOTS OF BIAFRAN LORRY SEIZED.



    VARIOUS SHOTS OF BENIN GENERAL HOSPITAL.



    LOOTED SHOPS.



    TRACKING SHOTS IN THE TOWN.



    VARIOUS SHOTS OF FEDERAL SOLDIERS IN BENIN TOWNSHIP PAN TO CIVILIANS



    COMING INTO TOWN.



    VARIOUS SHOTS OF BIAFRAN DEAD BODIES.



    EST. SHOT BRIDGE WHERE THE HEAD BODIES ARE BEING THROUGH.



    TRACKING SHOTS IN THE TOWNSHIP.




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    dope enclosed on Nigeria

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    Background: BENIN CITY CAPITAL OF BIAFRAN HOD MIDWEST STATE OF NIGERIA AND THE STRATEGIC HOLDS OF BIAFRAN SOLDIERS HAS NOW BEEN RECAPTURED BY THE FEDERAL TROOPS. THE INHABITANTS OF THIS CITY WERE APPARENTLY DELIGHTED AT THEIR RETURN TO FULL PARTICIPATION IN THE NORMAL ECONOMIC LIFE OF NIGERIA. AND MOST OF THE EVACUEES ARE NOW RETURNING BACK TO THE CITY IN FULL FORCE. THE POSITION OF THE NIGERIA WAS IS THAT THE BIAFRANS SOLDIERS HAS SINCE HELD THE MIDWESTERN STATE AND NOW CONVERGING AT ENUGU, WHILE FEDERAL TROOPS ARE GAINING SMALL PACE ADVANCE INTO AREAS FORMALLY HELD BY THE BIAFRANS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2DWQFR9FAAF4Q50TLMF32UXX3
    Media URN:
    VLVA2DWQFR9FAAF4Q50TLMF32UXX3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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