• Short Summary

    THE ISRAELI DEFENCE MINISTER, GENERAL MOSHE DAYAN, AND THE CHIEF OF STAFF, GENERAL BAR LEV TODAY (WEDNESDAY) VISITED THE ALLENBY BRIDGE ON THE RIVER JORDAN.

  • Description

    THE ISRAELI DEFENCE MINISTER, GENERAL MOSHE DAYAN, AND THE CHIEF OF STAFF, GENERAL BAR LEV TODAY (WEDNESDAY) VISITED THE ALLENBY BRIDGE ON THE RIVER JORDAN. THE AREA, WHICH WAS OCCUPIED BY ISRAELI FORCES AFTER LAST YEAR'S MIDDLE EAST WAR, HAS BEEN TENSE THIS WEEK FOLLOWING SEVERAL ISRAELI-JORDANIAN CLASHES.

    GENERAL DAYAN AND HIS PARTY INSPECTED THE CHECK-POINT FACILITIES AT THE ALLENBY BRIDGE AND THE ISRAELI DEFENCE MINISTER SPOKE TO ARMY OFFICERS AND CIVILIANS.

    THE PREVIOUS DAY, ISRAEL FIRED LONG RANGE GUNS ON TARGETS IN JORDAN IN REPRISAL FOR A ROCKET ATTACK BY ARAB GUERRILLAS ON AN ISRAELI FRONTIER TOWN WITH 15-THOUSAND INHABITANTS. THE ISRAELIS SAID THAT EIGHT PEOPLE WERE WOUNDED WHEN THE ROCKETS EXPLODED IN BEIT SHEAN IN THE NORTH JORDAN VALLEY. GENERAL DAYAN HAD EARLIER VISITED THE TOWN AND DISCUSSED SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS WITH OFFICIALS THERE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA45JBEP4EX74HB3OBIOHUOGR74
    Media URN:
    VLVA45JBEP4EX74HB3OBIOHUOGR74
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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