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    ???I can honestly say that today was the roughest day of my life...Congo or no?

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    Roll No. 1

    -On Limasol Rd 26 miles short (see roll No. 2 for rd sign post) British military stop press cars + warn them of extreme risk ahead.

    -British behind sandbags with Bren Gun....at this vital Turkish road junction...Nicosia, Larnacka, Limasol.

    -Press cars drive on.

    -2 Turks cars drive on.

    -2 more turks dead on terrace of villa, with armed Greeks in close BG.

    -Greek police, irregulars + civilians all armed near their Landrovers, with villa in question in BG.

    -During cease fire, Greek civilians go look at Turk dead.

    Roll No. 2

    -In Turk sector Limasol, pan deserted street to Mosque.

    -GU Turk sign.

    -Armed Turk civilian scurrying.

    -More Turks scurrying.

    -Female kids smile at camera from behind barred window, at this advance front line spots. deserted

    -View Limasol main street, but for parked cars.

    -Back at road junction. Sign post.

    -British military dig and fill sand bags, and passing military (British)/transport in BG.

    Photosmart has pix Greeks taking action positions.

    BBC has Turk hospital; Greek homemade armoured bull-dozer; + British families evacuating Limasol.


    There is no question of trying to shoot sound here at all, alone, as its all grab, shoot and dash. I RECOMMEND THAT WHEN THE INTERNATIONAL FORCE ARRIVES YOU SEND IN A SOUND MAN. PLEASE ONPASS THIS ADVICE TO TONY WHYTE.

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    Background: ???I can honestly say that today was the roughest day of my life...Congo or no Congo. Unfortunately, the pix won't explain why, but possible your dailies will.

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