• Short Summary

    CIVILIANS WERE EVACUATED YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) BY LAND AIR FROM EILAT -- ISRAEL'S THIRD BIGGEST PORT -- WHILE ISRAELI NAVAL CRAFT PATROLLED THE GULF OF AQABA.

  • Description

    CIVILIANS WERE EVACUATED YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) BY LAND AIR FROM EILAT -- ISRAEL'S THIRD BIGGEST PORT -- WHILE ISRAELI NAVAL CRAFT PATROLLED THE GULF OF AQABA.

    THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC YESTERDAY IMPLEMENTED ITS BLOCKADE OF THE GULF OF AQABA. EGYPTIAN OFFICIALS SEARCHED TWO GERMAN SHIPS FOR STRATEGIC MATERIALS AT THE GULF'S ENTRANCE -- THE STRAITS OF TIRAN -- BEFORE ALLOWING THEM THROUGH. BOTH SHIPS PASSED AFTER THE EGYPTIAN ANNOUNCEMENT THAT THE STRAITS HAD BEEN MINED.

    AN UNIDENTIFIED FREIGHTERS LAST NIGHT REACHED THE JORDANIAN PORT OF AL AQABA -- AT THE HEAD OF THE GULF CLOSE TO EILAT -- ALSO PASSING THROUGH AFTER THE ANNOUNCEMENT.

    PRESIDENT NASSER TOLD THE U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL, U THANT, AT THEIR CAIRO MEETING THAT THE ??? OF THE GULF WAS TO EXERCISE THE RIGHT OF EGYPTIAN ??? AS WELL AS FOR THE "LIQUIDATION OF THE LAST REMNANTS OF ??? AGGRESSION."
    AT EILAT, ??? - MOSTLY WOMEN AND CHILDREN -- CRAMMED INTO ??? ??? AIRCRAFT BOUND FOR TEL AVIV, EXCEPT FOR THOSE ??? ??? ESSENTIAL SERVICES AND KIBBUTZ.

    ??? ??? THE TOWN'S WOMEN AND CHILDREN HAVE BEEN EVACUATED. MOST OF THE MEN THERE NOW ARE TROOPS BUT EVEN THOSE WORKING IN ??? PLANTATIONS CARRY MACHINE GUNS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1AQJT2GAK68IVNBL85C4VIFIA
    Media URN:
    VLVA1AQJT2GAK68IVNBL85C4VIFIA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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