• Short Summary

    MILLIONS OF LOCUSTS INVADED PAKISTAN THIS MONTH. THE INVASION, MAINLY FROM RAJASTHAN STATE IN INDIA,?

  • Description

    1.
    GV LOCUSTS FLY OVER BUILDING.
    0.03

    2.
    LV FLYING TOWARDS TREES.
    0.07

    3.
    SV LOCUSTS EAT LEAVES FROM TREE.
    0.09

    4.
    LV FLYING TOWARDS TREES.
    0.12

    5.
    CU LOCUSTS FLY PAST.
    0.16

    6.
    2 CUS. LOCUSTS EAT LEAVES ON TREE.
    0.21

    7.
    GV LOCUSTS FLY OVER BUSHES.
    0.23

    8.
    2 CUS. CRAWLING ON GROUND.
    0.29

    9.
    SV LOCUSTS SWARM ON TREE.
    0.33

    10.
    LV LOCUSTS FLY PAST TELEGRAPH WIRES.
    0.37

    11.
    LV LOCUSTS ON TREE, MAN CLIMBS.
    0.41

    12.
    LV PAN..LOCUSTS FLY PAST BUILDING.
    0.46

    13.
    GV LOCUSTS FLY AROUND TREES.
    0.50



    Initials JRG/S/JH/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MILLIONS OF LOCUSTS INVADED PAKISTAN THIS MONTH. THE INVASION, MAINLY FROM RAJASTHAN STATE IN INDIA, BEGAN NOV. 11. THE LOCUSTS GOBBLED EVERY PATCH OF GREENERY IN KARACHI.

    BY NOVEMBER 14 THE LOCUSTS WERE SO THICK, THAT AIRCRAFT WERE UNABLE TO LAND AT THE CITY AIRPORT. SIX SHALL PLANES SPRAYED THE SWARMS TO KILL THEM. THEN LAYERS OF THE DEAD LOCUSTS HAD TO BE CLEARED FROM THE RUNWAYS.

    THE WINGED MENACE DESTROYED OVER 100,000 BALES OF COTTON. THE INVASION - UNPRECEDENTED IN PAKISTAN - IS BEING COUNTED- ATTACKED BY THE PAKISTAN AIR FORCE AND CIVIL DEFENCE WORKERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA31RNFGM87RUSUA9OPHV4DS5DT
    Media URN:
    VLVA31RNFGM87RUSUA9OPHV4DS5DT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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