• Short Summary

    IN NORTHERN ITALY TODAY (SUNDAY), THREE ITALIAN SOLDIERS DIED AND ONE WAS CRITICALLY INJURED BY TERRORIST BOOBY TRAPS NEAR THE AUSTRIAN BORDER.

  • Description

    IN NORTHERN ITALY TODAY (SUNDAY), THREE ITALIAN SOLDIERS DIED AND ONE WAS CRITICALLY INJURED BY TERRORIST BOOBY TRAPS NEAR THE AUSTRIAN BORDER.

    THE THREE SOLDIERS, ALL MUNITIONS EXPERTS, WERE BLOWN TO PIECES AS THEY SEARCHED FOR HIDDEN MINES NEAR THE SPOT WHERE AN ITALIAN FRONTIER GUARD WAS SEVERELY INJURED BY ONE EARLIER TODAY.

    ARMY OFFICIALS SAID THE THREE MEN ALL DIED INSTANTLY. A HELICOPTER FLEW THE BODIES TO THE NEARBY VILLAGE OF SAN CANDIDO.

    THE FRONTIER GUARD, WHO WAS BLINDED AND BADLY MAIMED BY AN ANTI-PERSONNEL MINE, WAS INVESTIGATION A BOMB ATTACK ON AN ELECTRICITY PYLON NEAR THE AUSTRIAN BORDER.

    BOOBY TRAPS ARE A FAVOURITE DEVICE OF TERRORISTS DEMANDING UNION OF THE MAINLY GERMAN-SPEAKING ALTO ADIGE (SOUTH TYROL) WITH AUSTRIA OR A GREATER WEST GERMANY. SIX FRONTIER GUARDS DIED IN BOMB ATTACKS AND AMBUSHES LAST SUMMER (NORTHERN).

    THE ITALIAN PRESIDENT, SIGNOR GIUSEPPE SARAGAT, CABLED HIS DEFENCE MINISTER THAT THE INCIDENT "SHOWED IN ITS BLIND BESTIALITY THE SINISTER SIGNS OF NAZISM."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA10SOLDQCVHI2N2B27SECFS74I
    Media URN:
    VLVA10SOLDQCVHI2N2B27SECFS74I
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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