• Short Summary

    PRINCE SOUPHANOUVONG OF THE PATHET LAO HAS SAID THAT AN AIR RAID ON HIS CAPITAL CITY OF KHANG KHAY ON JUNE 11 WAS THE WORK OF AMERICAN RATHER THAN LAOTIAN GOVERNMENT PILOTS.

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    PRINCE SOUPHANOUVONG OF THE PATHET LAO HAS SAID THAT AN AIR RAID ON HIS CAPITAL CITY OF KHANG KHAY ON JUNE 11 WAS THE WORK OF AMERICAN RATHER THAN LAOTIAN GOVERNMENT PILOTS.

    HE LEVELLED HIS CHARGE LAST TUESDAY TO A GROUP OF DIPLOMATS FLOWN VIENTIANE ACROSS THE PLAIN OF JARS TO KHANG KHAY. AS HE SPOKE, HE DISPLAYED PARTS HE SAID CAME FROM ONE OF THE SIX "T-28" FIGHTER -BOMBERS THAT CARRIED OUT THE ATTACK. THE PARTS BORE AMERICAN MARKINGS.

    THE DIPLOMATS WERE MEMBERS OF THE THREE-NATION INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION COMPOSED OF INDIANS, CANADIANS AND POLES AND REPRESENTATIVES OF BRITAIN AND THE SOVIET UNION.

    AMERICA HAS DENIED IT HAD ANYTHING TO DO WITH THE ATTACK WHICH HIT A BUILDING THAT HOUSED A CHINESE CULTURAL-ECONOMIC MISSION, KILLING A STAFF MEMBER, AND PATHET LAO OFFICES IN A FORMER BARRACKS OF THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA20FUXGK5HNUZQPUCE023XZCCN
    Media URN:
    VLVA20FUXGK5HNUZQPUCE023XZCCN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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