• Short Summary

    THE CURFEW HAS BEEN LIFTED FROM AMMAN, JORDAN, FOLLOWING THE ARREST TO THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR STREET CLASHES AND SHOOTING INCIDENTS BETWEEN TROOPS LOYAL TO KING HUSSEIN AND A GROUP CALLING ITSELF THE "PHALANXES OF VICTORY" AND CLAIMING TO BE A PALESTINIAN COMMANDO UNIT.

  • Description

    THE CURFEW HAS BEEN LIFTED FROM AMMAN, JORDAN, FOLLOWING THE ARREST TO THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR STREET CLASHES AND SHOOTING INCIDENTS BETWEEN TROOPS LOYAL TO KING HUSSEIN AND A GROUP CALLING ITSELF THE "PHALANXES OF VICTORY" AND CLAIMING TO BE A PALESTINIAN COMMANDO UNIT. COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN AMMAN AND OTHER PARTS OF JORDAN, SUSPENDED SINCE MONDAY BECAUSE OF THE CURFEW, WERE RESTORED TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

    KING HUSSEIN HAS BLAMED MONDAY'S AND YESTERDAY'S INCIDENTS ON "A SICK, SUSPENDED GROUP WHICH HAD COMMITTED NUMEROUS CRIMES AGAINST CITIZENS AND DISTORTED THE REPUTATION OF THE NATIONALIST MILITANT ELEMENTS". THE INCIDENTS STARTED WITH "AN ARMED ATTACK ON A MILITARY VEHICLE AND ITS OCCUPANTS" HE SAID. THE KING ADDED THAT INVESTIGATIONS WERE CONTINUING "TO UNCOVER ALL ASPECTS AND MOTIVES OF THE CASE AND TO PUNISH WITH DUE SEVERITY THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR IT."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2ZI6KM9KDI53CK8J563RQ6KG4
    Media URN:
    VLVA2ZI6KM9KDI53CK8J563RQ6KG4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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