• Short Summary

    In the recent political crisis in Northern Ireland, the British army peacekeeping force has been accused of establishing "no-go areas" in Belfast, areas which were allowed to remain in the effective control of the republican riot-leaders.

  • Description

    In the recent political crisis in Northern Ireland, the British army peacekeeping force has been accused of establishing "no-go areas" in Belfast, areas which were allowed to remain in the effective control of the republican riot-leaders.

    The army has denied the charge, and this week a film crew was allowed to accompany soldiers on what was described as a routing patrol. The New Lodge district, where the patrol was filmed, is a predominantly Catholic area, one of several where adherents of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) are said to hide out.

    The soldiers, and the officer whose comments accompany the patrol scenes, are members of the Royal Highland Fusiliers. Three soldiers from their battalion were murdered in civilian clothes in a country lane near Belfast on 10 March.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1JJ3ZS98R3Z74OAJ9D2MUMB70
    Media URN:
    VLVA1JJ3ZS98R3Z74OAJ9D2MUMB70
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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