• Short Summary

    In Northern Ireland the first day-light disturbances for four weeks disrupted an area of Belfast today, 14th January.

  • Description

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    LV Overturned army vehicles and troops TILT UP to soldier in window overlooking street.
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    2.
    Travelling shot army vehicles along roadway.
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    3.
    GV PAN Demonstrators pelt army vehicles and bus.
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    4.
    GV PAN Demonstrators passing church hall.
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    GV Army vehicles along roadway.
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    GV Troops patrolling.
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    Background: In Northern Ireland the first day-light disturbances for four weeks disrupted an area of Belfast today, 14th January. After troops had searched houses in a Belfast suburb, women overturned an army vehicle and threw stones and battles at the soldiers. Youths joined in to attack a church hall which is being used by the army.

    The army say that their search of the houses in Belfast revealed a machine gun which they took away. Onlookers said that a soldier in a window overlooking the street opened fire. A spokesman for the army said that a shot was fired to warn the crowds; the incident would be investigated.

    No soldiers were hurt in the riot. But some police officers who went to the area had to be treated for minor injuries.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1YYWX8IEDS249S5KJPBGISH4K
    Media URN:
    VLVA1YYWX8IEDS249S5KJPBGISH4K
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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