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    ALGERIA.... TERRORISTS OF THE SECRET ARMY ORGANISATION JUNE 8 WRECKED THE ALGIERS PREFECTURE WITH PLASTIC?

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    ALGERIA.... TERRORISTS OF THE SECRET ARMY ORGANISATION JUNE 8 WRECKED THE ALGIERS PREFECTURE WITH PLASTIC BOMBS. THE OUTRAGE FOLLOWED THE BURNING DOWN OF ALGIERS UNIVERSITY AND A NUMBER OF SCHOOLS.

    PART OF THE BUILDING TOPPLED ON TO A PARKED CAR. IT, TOO, WAS WRECKED. THESE LATEST OUTBURSTS OF TERRORISM CAME AT THE END OF A WEEK'S TRUCE. THE UNIVERSITY BURNING WAS REGARDED AS THE START OF THE "SCORCHED EARTH" OFFENSIVE THREATENED BY THE RIGHT-WING OAS TO CRIPPLE AN INDEPENDENT ALGERIA.

    JUNE 9, OAS COMMANDS EXPLODED FIRE BOMBS IN SEVERAL SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES OF ALGIERS AND ITS ENVIRONS. FIRE BOMBS DAMAGED THE ALGIERS OFFICES OF THE ELECTRICITY AND GAS AUTHORITIES. TWO UNITED STATES CULTURE CENTRE WAS ALSO WRECKED BY A PLASTIC CHARGE.

    THE RENEWAL OF TERRORISM AND SABOTAGE FOLLOWS THE BREAKDOWN OF NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN EUROPEAN AND MOSLEM INTERMEDIARIES ACTING FOR THE OAS AND THE NATIONALISTS (FLN). THE OAS CLAIMED THE TALKS FOUNDERED BECAUSE OF "GAULLIST SABOTAGE"....AND THE FLN WAS OPPOSED TO THE FORMATION OF A EUROPEAN RACIAL GROUPING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA20WZIANZHZYBDE9V5HOOWB6YG
    Media URN:
    VLVA20WZIANZHZYBDE9V5HOOWB6YG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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