The Saldanadi area of East Pakistan, which is 80 kilometres east of Chittagong, appears to be the control of the guerrillas after what appears to be have been fierce fighting a few days ago.
Commando guide along jungle track towards location.
Various shots at Mandabagh railway station damaged building, shall marks holes etc.
Twisted rail tracks.
A group of poor farmers trying to fish in a dirty pond near the station.
Skull of an alleged West Pakistani soldier in the fields.
High School of Saldanadi, school-board etc.
High School of Saldanadi
Shots of destroyed and abandoned West Pakistani bunkers.
A family in home, just returned and cleaning paddy in the courtyard.
Shots of blown up homes and huts near Saldanadi rail station.
Various shots of a goods wagon derailed and damaged at Saldanadi rail station.
Various shots of destroyed Pakistani bunkers at Saldanadi rail station, station board, twisted rails, broken overhead cables, destroyed homes, guerillas roving about etc.
Shots of another family just returned from India cleaning paddy in the courtyard of home.
GV of a group of farmers returning with harvested paddy from fields.
A few farmers harvesting paddy.
Mukti Bahini soldiers cleaning a captured Pakistani ??? Gun.
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Background: The Saldanadi area of East Pakistan, which is 80 kilometres east of Chittagong, appears to be the control of the guerrillas after what appears to be have been fierce fighting a few days ago.
Film shows damage caused by artillery fire first in and around Mandabagh railway station; the school at Saldanadi which was a Pakistan army communications centre and has been destroyed; a large Chinese-built artillery gun captured form the Pakistan army; peasants in the fields and in the villages; one or two guerrillas with guns. No sign of nearby Pakistan troops.