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November 21, 2020

Road to Umuahia

Footage produced by Getty Images, shows frontline action with federal troops pressing forward on the road to Umuahia and encountering resistance from soldiers of the secessionist army. During the battle, British T.V. reporter, Peter Sissons is shot through both of his legs and badly injured. He is seen being wheeled on an old Silver Cross pram by Nigerian troops.