• Short Summary

    ISRAELI FORCES ARE REPORTED TO HAVE MADE EXTENSIVE GAINS AFTER TWO DAYS OF THE CONFLICT WITH ARAB FORCES.

  • Description

    ISRAELI FORCES ARE REPORTED TO HAVE MADE EXTENSIVE GAINS AFTER TWO DAYS OF THE CONFLICT WITH ARAB FORCES. TODAY (TUESDAY) ISRAELI TROOPS PUSHED ACROSS THE GAZA STRIP, CAPTURING THE EGYPTIAN CITY OF GAZA. TONIGHT ISRAELI FORCES WERE SAID TO BE MOVING TOWARDS THE SUEZ CANAL ZONE.

    ON THE JORDAN FRONT JORDANIAN FORCES ARE REPORTED TO BE NEARLY IN COLLAPSE AFTER BEING PINNED DOWN IN ISOLATED UNITS.

    THE FILM WAS SHOT BEFORE THE ISRAELI ADVANCE ON GAZA. ISRAELI OFFICIALS REPORTED THAT THE NAHAL OZ KIBBUTZ WAS FIRED ON BY EGYPTIAN MORTAR UNITS.

    ISRAELI FORCES MOVED INTO THE GAZA STRIP AFTER SEVERAL SHELLS FELL WITHIN THE KIBBUTZ, KILLING TWENTY COWS RAZING A COW SHED.

    THE EGYPTIANS ARE REPORTED TO HAVE RESUMED THEIR ATTACK. IN THE NEARBY TOWNSHIP OF ASKHALON, CIVIL DEFENCE WORKERS WARNED HOUSE-HOLDERS TO LEAVE THEIR HOMES AND TAKE COVER.HOWEVER, NO CASUALTIES WERE REPORTED.

    AT NATANIA, A CHEMICAL FACTORY WAS DESTROYED BY BOMBS.ISRAELI OFFICIALS SAID THE ATTACK ON THE FACTORY HAD BEEN LAUNCHED BY JORDANIAN HUNTER JETS. ALTHOUGH THE FACTORY WAS SEVERELY DAMAGED THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF ANY CASUALTIES.

    AT THE NAHAL OZ KIBBUTZ A SENIOR ISRAELI ARMY OFFICER GAVE A PRESS BRIEFING, DESCRIBING THE THEN PROPOSED ASSAULT ON GAZA, AND THE ATTACK ON THE KIBBUTZ.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1GIY0Q86J9VEPQYXHE24WV1XS
    Media URN:
    VLVA1GIY0Q86J9VEPQYXHE24WV1XS
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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