• Short Summary

    AS SOON AS IT BECAME CLEAR THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IN LAGOS INTENDED TO BLOCKADE BIAFRA, THE NAME ADOPTED BY NIGERIA'S BREAKAWAY EASTERN REGION, COLONEL ODUMEGWU OJUKWU, THE SECESSIONIST LEADER, HELD AN IMMEDIATE PRESS CONFERENCE.

  • Description

    AS SOON AS IT BECAME CLEAR THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IN LAGOS INTENDED TO BLOCKADE BIAFRA, THE NAME ADOPTED BY NIGERIA'S BREAKAWAY EASTERN REGION, COLONEL ODUMEGWU OJUKWU, THE SECESSIONIST LEADER, HELD AN IMMEDIATE PRESS CONFERENCE.

    ANSWERING QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW HE THOUGHT THE SITUATION WOULD DEVELOP, COLONEL OJUKWU SAID:
    YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) A GOVERNMENT SPOKESMAN IN LAGOS SAID HAT NIGERIAN AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT HAD BEGUN STRAFFING TARGETS IN ENUGU. THIS WAS THE FIRST REPORT OF AIR ACTION BY FEDERAL FORCES NOW PRESSING DEEP INTO BIAFRAN TERRITORY IN A BID TO END THE REGION'S EIGHT-WEEK-OLD SECESSION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5RT0KY83IX04B3FME6GGS7DNZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA5RT0KY83IX04B3FME6GGS7DNZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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