• Short Summary

    Five extremists alleged to have been involved in the murder of Israeli Consul, Mr Ephraim Elrom, in Istanbul last May, escaped a swoop by security forces on Sunday (13 February) on the suburban house in which they had been hiding out.

  • Description

    Five extremists alleged to have been involved in the murder of Israeli Consul, Mr Ephraim Elrom, in Istanbul last May, escaped a swoop by security forces on Sunday (13 February) on the suburban house in which they had been hiding out. The suspects escaped the police by using hand grenades and sten pistols. Early reports indicated that one policeman had been wounded as the men fled. An extensive search by police and troops using tracker dogs failed to locate the extremists.

    SYNOPSIS: In Istanbul on Sunday, police and security troops raided a suburban house where five extremists...alleged to have been involved in the murder of Israeli Consul, Mr Ephraim Elrom, last May....had been hiding. (PAUSE 5 SECS) The area was cordoned off as the troops moved in.

    Tracker dogs accompanied the troops as the house was surrounded. The raid took place in the early evening, but fading light provided little cover for the operation.

    Despite a tight security net in the area, the suspects escaped from the house by using hand grenades and sten pistols. One policeman was wounded.

    A wide search by the troops and dogs failed to locate the extremists.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3PZUFKNIBTEAAVI1IYH3ARCUK
    Media URN:
    VLVA3PZUFKNIBTEAAVI1IYH3ARCUK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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