• Short Summary

    The latest in a series of bomb-blasts in the Zambian capital Lusaka over the last few years hit the offices of the "Times of Zambia" newspaper last Saturday.

  • Description

    The latest in a series of bomb-blasts in the Zambian capital Lusaka over the last few years hit the offices of the "Times of Zambia" newspaper last Saturday. One man, a security guard, was slightly injured.

    SYNOPSIS: The one a.m blast ripped through the building, shattering windows on all three floors. The offices were badly damaged...and inside, furniture and equipment was buckled by the force of the blast. The explosion was the latest in a series which have hit the capital over recent years. Last year, one claimed the life of a top Rhodesian nationalist.

    "Times" Editor-in-Chief Naphy Nyalugwe who inspected his shattered offices, has been urged by a member of the country's Central Committee to continuing exposing enemies of the revolution. The newspaper is owned by President Kenneth Kaunda's United National Independence Party.

    The bomb appeared to have been planted in an office at the front of the newspaper building, but in spite of the damage, the newspaper expected to be able to carry on. Police bomb experts and detectives have not yet said if they have any idea who was responsible for the attack.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACM9C7BGSSHWMICK8EHJ4S7YBF
    Media URN:
    VLVACM9C7BGSSHWMICK8EHJ4S7YBF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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