• Short Summary

    The raid by Rhodesian armed forces on guerrilla bases in Zambia on 6 March was carried out in self-defence, the officer in change of the operation has explained.

  • Description

    The raid by Rhodesian armed forces on guerrilla bases in Zambia on 6 March was carried out in self-defence, the officer in change of the operation has explained. Speaking in an interview with the Rhodesian. Broadcasting Corporation, Lieutenant-General Peter Walls said the guerrillas had been planning an attack and documents captured in the raid indicated they were receiving military assistance from regular Zambian troops.

    SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant-General Walls said the Rhodesian forces killed at least 42 guerrillas for the loss of one of their soldiers in the raid. Zambia has complained to the United Nations about the raid. These arms are captured during the assault. Lieutenant-General Walls said evidence had been gained in the raid indicating Zambia was aiding the guerrillas.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5RCLOSDYDO1UNXDE10G4IT350
    Media URN:
    VLVA5RCLOSDYDO1UNXDE10G4IT350
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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