• Short Summary

    The residence of President Ngarta Tombalbaye of Chad who was killed in a coup earlier this month bears the scars of the heavy fighting in which the President was fatally wounded.

  • Description

    The residence of President Ngarta Tombalbaye of Chad who was killed in a coup earlier this month bears the scars of the heavy fighting in which the President was fatally wounded.

    The first film of the President's house shows bullet marks around all the windows. The window panes were blown away and furniture was smashed in most of the rooms.

    The coup was staged by members of the armed forces. The President's security forces guard fought back when troops launched their attack on the presidential complex.

    The security forces pledged their support to the new "Military Higher Council" and are now back on duty.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAMLMLUOVKWK80WBTN2KBZV0M1
    Media URN:
    VLVAMLMLUOVKWK80WBTN2KBZV0M1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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