• Short Summary

    EIGHTEEN PERSONS WERE KILLED AND TWELVE SERIOUSLY INJURED AFTER AN EXPLOSION IN A CLANDESTINE FIREWORKS 'FACTORY' AT PARETTE, ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF CASERTA, YESTERDAY (TUESDAY).

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    EIGHTEEN PERSONS WERE KILLED AND TWELVE SERIOUSLY INJURED AFTER AN EXPLOSION IN A CLANDESTINE FIREWORKS 'FACTORY' AT PARETTE, ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF CASERTA, YESTERDAY (TUESDAY).THE BLAST WRECKED THE TWO-STOREY BUILDING AND PARTIALLY DESTROYED TWO NEARBY HOUSES, WHILE WINDOWS IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD WERE BLOWN OUT.

    POLICE SAID A MAN WAS WORKING WITH GUNPOWDER IN THE GROUND FLOOR OF THE HOUSE MAKING FIREWORKS FOR THE FEAST OF ST MICHAEL, PATRON SAINT OF THE VILLAGE, ON SUNDAY.AFTER THE EXPLOSION, FIRE BRIGADES FROM NAPLES AND THE SURROUNDING DISTRICT RUSHED TO THE SCENE TO PUT THE FLAMES, AND RESCUE THE INJURED FROM BENEATH THE RUBBLE.

    LATER, POLICE SAID THEY ERE PUTTING A GUARD AT THE BEDSIDE OF ONE OF THE INJURED MEN, ANTONIO MARINIELLO, 57, THE OCCUPIER OF THE HOUSE WHERE THE EXPLOSION TOOK PLACE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA22ZFZ7SRMVOPGGTOX0MA26NE9
    Media URN:
    VLVA22ZFZ7SRMVOPGGTOX0MA26NE9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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