• Short Summary

    TWO ITALIAN CUSTOMS GUARDS WERE KILLED AND FOUR WOUNDED WHEN A BOMB EXPLODED UNDER THEIR SMALL BARRACKS NEAR THE BRENNER TASS FRONTIER WITH AUSTRIA ON FRIDAY MORNING.

  • Description

    TWO ITALIAN CUSTOMS GUARDS WERE KILLED AND FOUR WOUNDED WHEN A BOMB EXPLODED UNDER THEIR SMALL BARRACKS NEAR THE BRENNER TASS FRONTIER WITH AUSTRIA ON FRIDAY MORNING.

    THE INCIDENT WAS BELIEVED TO BE THE WORK OF AUSTRIAN-BASED TERRORISTS, WHO WANT THE MIXED GERMAN AND ITALIAN SPEAKING ALTO ADIGE AREA TO BE INCORPORATED IN AUSTRIA.

    THE EXPLOSION TOOK PLACE AT THE CUSTOMS POST OF MALGA SASSO, WHICH IS ON THE ITALIAN SIDE OF THE 6,000 FEET HIGH STEINJOCH MOUNTAIN.

    THE EXPLOSIONS IS THE LATEST IN A WAVE OF TERRORIST ACTS. TWO ITALIAN GUARDS WERE SHOT DOWN AT A VILLAGE NEAR THE FRONTIER ON JULY 25TH, AND THERE HAVE BEEN BOMB ATTACKS ON RAILWAYS AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS.

    THE CUSTOMS GUARDS ARE AN ARMED FORCE WHOSE MAIN ACTIVITY IS TO PREVENT SMUGGLING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3PGF6MU8LWZ2JCDYCXIQXPRMO
    Media URN:
    VLVA3PGF6MU8LWZ2JCDYCXIQXPRMO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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