• Short Summary

    In Rhodesia, the military command confirmed on Tuesday (7 March) that their forces had launched a major air and ground attack across the border into Zambia.

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    In Rhodesia, the military command confirmed on Tuesday (7 March) that their forces had launched a major air and ground attack across the border into Zambia. The communique said the attack was designed to forestall a large-scale guerrilla incursion into Rhodesia. The Zambian Government said that attack was "unprovoked and indiscriminate". The Rhodesian Patriotic Front leader, Mr. Joshua Nkomo, whose ZAPU guerrillas are believed to have been the target of the Rhodesian raid, is at the United Nations in New York for the Security Council debate on Rhodesia. In an interview for the British Broadcasting Corporation, he was asked for his reaction:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9CP68DMB1WY0EWVOYD7RM9UPZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA9CP68DMB1WY0EWVOYD7RM9UPZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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