• Short Summary

    THE BODY OF FORMER CONGO-KINSHASA PRIME MINISTER MOISE TSHOMBE ARRIVED IN BRUSSELS EARLY TODAY (4 JULY) FROM ALGIERS ABOARD A SPECIAL CARAVELLE AIRCRAFT.

  • Description

    THE BODY OF FORMER CONGO-KINSHASA PRIME MINISTER MOISE TSHOMBE ARRIVED IN BRUSSELS EARLY TODAY (4 JULY) FROM ALGIERS ABOARD A SPECIAL CARAVELLE AIRCRAFT.

    M. TSHOMBE, 49, IS TO BE BURIED TOMORROW (5 JULY) IN BRUSSELS, WHERE HIS WIFE AND NINE CHILDREN LIVE.

    SEVERAL FRIENDS OF THE LATE AFRICAN LEADER, WHO DIED IN ALGERIA LAST SUNDAY (29 JUNE) OF A HEART ATTACK, WERE WAITING AT THE AIRPORT FOR THE PLANE.

    MADAME TSHOMBE, 45-YEAR-OLD WIDOW OF M. TSHOMBE, AND TWO OTHER CLOSE RELATIVES WHO FLEW WITH THE BODY FROM ALGIERS, DROVE AWAY WITH THEM TO MME. TSHOMBE'S HOME IN BRUSSELS.

    M. TSHOMBE DIED UNDER DETENTION IN ALGERIA ALMOST TWO YEARS TO THE DAY AFTER HIS PLANE WAS HIJACKED OVER THE MEDITERRANEAN AND FORCED TO LAND IN ALGERIA.

    HE WAS SENTENCED TO DEATH IN HIS OWN COUNTRY IN ABSTENTIA, AND THE CONGO-KINSHASA GOVERNMENT PRESSED UNSUCCESSFULLY FOR HIS EXTRADITION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA87046CCYHAFHN2C8F1ZWDUNW4
    Media URN:
    VLVA87046CCYHAFHN2C8F1ZWDUNW4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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