In Kampala, the Ugandan capital.a dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed after a military take-over ousted absent President?
Travel shot armoured vehicles with troops entering Kampala (2 shots)
travel shot armoured vehicles with troops through city
LV armoured vehicle outside government building
LV armoured vehicle moves off
GV General Amin's house with troops
CU captured arms
CU boxes with Red Cross sign on "Gifts from the Soviet Union".
SV soldiers carrying boxes from house
CU opening box to show Russian arms (2 shots)
CU PAN soldiers hold bandoliers.
SV troops guarding scout-cars hidden away at rear of Obote's personal armoury and CU soldier with rocket launcher and scout car and cattle (4 shots)
GV jubilant crowds celebrating army overthrow in Kampala
GV crowds with soldiers shaking hands with civilians.
SV man with hammer bats "Obote Road" signpost.
GV crowds on lorry waving laurels through streets
SV people on car celebrating
SV people in boot of car waving and GV people running through streets ( 2 shots ).
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Background: In Kampala, the Ugandan capital.a dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed after a military take-over ousted absent President Obote is being ignored -- while the people celebrate with singing, dancing and round-the-clock drum-playing.
The take-over occurred on Monday (January 25) while President Obote was on his way back from Singapore Prime Minister's Conference. Immediately after a radio announcement that the army, lad by Major-General Idi Amin, had taken control jubilant crowd swept through the city streets shouting "Long live the army" and "Long live Amin".
During the take-over, Dr. Obote's house was searched and arms, including an armoured scout car and Russian weapons, were uncovered. They formed part of Dr. Obote's personal armoury.
Meanwhile, as Dr. Obote and President Julius Nyerere of Tanzania held secret talks in Dar Es Salaam, General Amin said he was preparing for an invasion by Tanzanian troops. The two countries share a border across Lake Victoria.