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    Location: Feyzin, near Lyon, France

    Story about the funeral of 15 victims of the gas explosion in Feyzin in France.

    GV. of coffins of victims of the butane gas explosion at the Feyzin refinery lined up in the chapel prior to funeral, each coffin is draped with the Tricolour and most of them have fire-fighters' jackets and helmets laid on the coffins. Minister of Interior Roger Frey stands in front of coffins with the other mourners.

    VS. of the beginning of the funeral procession through the streets of Lyon, the coffins are carried from the chapel and placed on roofs of the fire department. vehicles which move slowly through the streets with firemen walking alongside and the mourners walking behind. Several cutaways to sobbing wives as they walk behind the coffins also shots of the people lining the route all of whom cross themselves as the cortege passes.

    Three GVs. of the desolate area around the Feyzin refinery showing the gas containers that exploded and the twisted metal of the damaged installations that took the force of the explosion. (Mute Fine Grain Pos.)

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:33:00 / 01:18:27:00
    UN 4098 H
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    UN 4098 H
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