• Short Summary

    HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE TURNED UP AT THE MALAYSIAN MILITARY AIRPORT IN KUALA LUMPUR ON DECEMBER 31, LONG BEFORE THE BODIES OF EIGHT MEMBERS OF THE THIRD BATTALION, THE ROYAL MALAY REGIMENT, ARRIVED FROM TAWAU, NORTH BORNEO.

  • Description

    1.
    MLS RELATIVES AT AIRPORT (2 SHOTS)
    4 ft

    2.
    MS (PAN) RELATIVES OUTSIDE AIRPORT
    9 1/2 ft

    3.
    LS BODIES BEING UNLOADED FROM PLANE INTO TRUCKS (PAN TO) RELATIVES
    16 ft

    4.
    MS TRUCKS LEAVING WITH BODIES (2 SHOTS)
    26 ft

    5.
    LS RELATIVES (2 SHOTS)
    31 ft

    6.
    MCU TUN RAZAK SURROUNDED BY REPORTERS (4 SHOTS)
    41 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/YA/AMR



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE TURNED UP AT THE MALAYSIAN MILITARY AIRPORT IN KUALA LUMPUR ON DECEMBER 31, LONG BEFORE THE BODIES OF EIGHT MEMBERS OF THE THIRD BATTALION, THE ROYAL MALAY REGIMENT, ARRIVED FROM TAWAU, NORTH BORNEO.

    THE EIGHT, WHICH INCLUDED A COMPANY COMMANDER, WERE KILLED WHEN THE FIRST CLASH BETWEEN MALAYSIAN SECURITY FORCES AND INDONESIANS TOOK PLACE IN KALABAKAN, ABOUT 30 MILES FROM TAWAU, SOUTH-EAST SABAH (NORTH BORNEO) ON SUNDAY NIGHT.

    NINETEEN OTHER SOLDIERS WERE WOUNDED. THEY ARE BEING TREATED AT THE TAWAU HOSPITAL.

    SEVERAL RELATIVES OF THE VICTIMS WERE AT THE AIRPORT TO RECEIVE THE BODIES. AMONG THOSE WHO SAW THE BODIES ARRIVE WAS THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER, TUN ABDUL RAZAK.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4LFIHBYKJW3AJAVGH4TOFQB5B
    Media URN:
    VLVA4LFIHBYKJW3AJAVGH4TOFQB5B
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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