Created: 4/25/1974

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reportsilitary uprising took place In Lisbon early this morning. It Is still not clear, as 0 EDT, what forces are involved. A radio station Is broadcasting music Interspersed with an announcement from the rebels requesting the populace to remain calm and not to Leave their homes. The broadcast claimed that Lisbon Is surrounded by troops and appealed to the police and the forces not to Interfere. The group Identified Itself as the

Forces Movement and

the military oupporters

Gener.il Antonio de Spinola, the deputy chief of the armed

forces staff who was fired last monthontroversy

ook he publlohed whichoosening of ties with the African provinces.


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