• Short Summary

    AT LEAST 10 WORKMEN WERE INJURED-ONE OF THEM FATALLY-WHEN A WALL OF THE FORMER BANK OF UGANDA BUILDING IN DOWN-TOWN KAMPALA COLLAPSED DURING DEMOLITION ON SATURDAY APRIL 11.

  • Description

    1.
    GV BANK OF UGANDA BUILDING
    0.05

    2.
    TV CROWDS WATCHING
    0.08

    3.
    SV WORKERS PAN UP TO COLLAPSED BUILDING
    0.14

    4.
    SV WORKERS HELPING TO CLEAR DEBRIS
    0.18

    5.
    SV COLLAPSE TILT DOWN TO WORKERS
    0.24

    6.
    TV FIREMEN AND WORKERS AT WORK (2 SHOTS)
    0.34

    7.
    SV INJURED MAN CARRIED TO STRETCHER
    0.40

    8.
    GV PAN PEOPLE LOOK ON
    0.45

    9.
    SV INJURED MAN CARRIED TO AMBULANCE (2 SHOTS)
    0.59

    10.
    SV AMBULANCE AWAY
    1.04

    11.
    SV DEBRIS AND BULL-DOZER AT WORK (2 SHOTS)
    1.10

    12.
    GV WORKERS CLEARING DEBRIS
    1.15


    RESCUE OPERATIONS IN COLLAPSED BUILDING IN MODERN SECTION OF KAMPALA; CROWDS WATCHING; INJURED MAN CARRIED AWAY.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AT LEAST 10 WORKMEN WERE INJURED-ONE OF THEM FATALLY-WHEN A WALL OF THE FORMER BANK OF UGANDA BUILDING IN DOWN-TOWN KAMPALA COLLAPSED DURING DEMOLITION ON SATURDAY APRIL 11.

    SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE ACCIDENT, POLICE AND FIREMEN WERE STILL SEARCHING THROUGH THE RUBBLE FOR SURVIVORS.

    DEMOLITION WORK ON THE WELL-KNOWN KAMPALA BUSINESS LAND-MARK BEGAN LAST MONTH AFTER THE OPENING OF A NEW BANK BUILDING BY PRESIDENT MILTON OBOTE.

    THE OLD BANK BUILDING WAS BEING DEMOLISHED TO GIVE PLACE TO A BRAND-NEW OFFICE BUILDING IN THIS FAST-GROWING METROPOLIS.

    SYNOPSIS: A WELL-KNOWN FINANCIAL LANDMARK COLLAPSED SATURDAY DURING DEMOLITION WORK ON THE OLD BANK OF UGANDA BUILDING IN DOWN-TOWN KAMPALA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2OQKB31YTP0E0GBRCXAPT1V0G
    Media URN:
    VLVA2OQKB31YTP0E0GBRCXAPT1V0G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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