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    MR. GASTON SOUMIALOT, WHO WAS REPORTED DEAD IN NEWSPAPERS YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) WAS FOUND TO BE?

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    MR. GASTON SOUMIALOT, WHO WAS REPORTED DEAD IN NEWSPAPERS YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) WAS FOUND TO BE ALIVE IN DAR-ES-SALAAM WHERE HE HELD A NEWS CONFERENCE.

    MR. SOUMIALOT, THE CONGOLESE REBEL LEADER, WAS REPORTED DEAD IN A CAIRO NEWSPAPER. HE WAS SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN KILLED IN THE CONGO TOGETHER WITH MR. ERNESTO GUEVARA, THE FORMER CUBAN MINISTER OF INDUSTRY, IN A BATTLE AT FIZI IN THE EASTERN CONGO WHERE A GROUP OF CONGOLESE REBELS WERE AMBUSHED LAST WEEKEND.

    YESTERDAY, MR. SOUMIALOT - VERY MUCH ALIVE - LAUGHED AT THE NEWSPAPER REPORTS OF HIS DEATH. HE TOLD NEWSMEN THAT THE NEW PRIME MINISTER OF THE CONGO WAS THE SAME AS MR. TSHOMBE AND THAT IT DID NOT MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE TO THEIR FREEDOM STRUGGLES. THEY WOULD FIGHT AS USUAL HE SAID.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA815O1A4S5VMO7TFWNIC2WUQSY
    Media URN:
    VLVA815O1A4S5VMO7TFWNIC2WUQSY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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