11 AUGUST 1961, Page 15

S OUTHERN RHODESIA Sia.—In your issue dated July 28 you state

in a reference to the Southern Rhodesian referendum that 'Africans were shot dead by police and others Wounded in widespread disturbances: Perhaps you Would be good enough to give publicity to the facts: one African was killed and five were wounded and the disturbances were not widespread.

w. R. FERRIS Information Attaché 0fllce of The High Commissioner for Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Rhodesia House, Strand, WC2