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    Establishing shots of area where side found.

    Troops of 1st Ox. and Bucks light infantry are patrolling area.

    Hide buried in hillside and camofla ed by twigs.

    Troops remove twigs.

    CU Soldier looking down into hide.

    Shots inside hide. This is first time every pictures are terrorist hideout are being taken with all finds in situ.

    Note three camp beds and bedding including sidedowns.

    Food supplies and equipment arrange on shelves found "room".

    One close up shows shaving mirror towel and toiler roll - some of ameneties terrorists laid on for themselves.

    Fresh food found in baskets must have arrived only few hours before gun battle in which three of occupation of hide were captured and three escaped.

    Over hideout entrance is icon.

    Outside hide again eye ventillation hole.

    Hole is just large enough for soldier to put his hand in.

    LS of village of Faramitha, nearest village to hideout and from which gunmen must have received their supplies.

    Note church dominates village scene - typical of cyprus villages.

    while troops comb area looking for more terror men, life goes on.

    A Cypriot former with his donkey driven plough gets on with days work whilst his wife and child sit and watch in morning sun..

    Final shots show troops patrolling from the village. They stop every passerby, search vehicles etc.

    A walkie-talkie keepts troops in touch with HQ.


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