• Short Summary

    A 15-MINUTE MOCK-AIR-RAID WAS STAGED IN THE JORDANIAN CAPITAL OF AMMAN TODAY (SATURDAY) TO TRAIN CIVILIANS IN AIR-RAID PRECAUTIONS AND TEST THE ALERTNESS OF THE CIVIL DEFENCE SERVICES.

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    A 15-MINUTE MOCK-AIR-RAID WAS STAGED IN THE JORDANIAN CAPITAL OF AMMAN TODAY (SATURDAY) TO TRAIN CIVILIANS IN AIR-RAID PRECAUTIONS AND TEST THE ALERTNESS OF THE CIVIL DEFENCE SERVICES. A FURTHER TEST WAS DUE TO BE CARRIED OUT TONIGHT.

    DURING THE MOCK ALERT 'THUNDER FLASHES' WERE THROWN IN THE STREETS TO SIMULATE EXPLOSIONS.

    THE FIRST OF THE SERIES OF MOCK ALERTS WAS HELD ON THURSDAY. THEY ARE THE FIRST TEST ALARMS TO BE STAGED SINCE THE ARAB-ISRAELI WAR LAST JUNE WHEN ISRAELI AIRCRAFT ATTACKED THE JORDANIAN CAPITAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3XSDH4UI101MNLSZAUW93O2KT
    Media URN:
    VLVA3XSDH4UI101MNLSZAUW93O2KT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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