• Short Summary

    TWO YOUNG BELGIAN CHILDREN WHOSE PARENTS DIED MYSTERIOUSLY IN THE CONGO IN 1967 WERE PRESENTED WITH A CHEQUE YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) BY PRESIDENT MOBUTU.

  • Description

    TWO YOUNG BELGIAN CHILDREN WHOSE PARENTS DIED MYSTERIOUSLY IN THE CONGO IN 1967 WERE PRESENTED WITH A CHEQUE YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) BY PRESIDENT MOBUTU.

    IN 1967, M. AND MME DE WILDE WERE KILLED UNDER MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES WHILE TRAVELLING IN THE CONGO; NO-ONE HAS EVER DISCOVERED HOW THEY DIED. THEY LEFT TWO CHILDREN, A BOY AND GIRL, WHO ARE NOW ELEVEN AND 14 RESPECTIVELY.

    YESTERDAY THE CHILDREN WERE TAKEN TO THE CONGOLESE EMBASSY IN BRUSSELS BY AN AUNT TO RECEIVE A CHEQUE FOR TWO MILLION BELGIAN FRANCE FROM PRESIDENT MOBUTU AND CONGO'S MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, MR ADOULA.

    AFTER THE PRESENTATION, MR ADOULA PRODUCED ANOTHER CHEQUE FOR 600,000 FRANCS, TO BE SENT TO THE FAMILY OF A M. DELHET, KILLED IN AN ACCIDENT IN THE CONGO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA62CZXDC56QG8LTQPR6JRXC4RB
    Media URN:
    VLVA62CZXDC56QG8LTQPR6JRXC4RB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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