• Short Summary

    A BOY AND A YOUNG MAN WERE KILLED YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) IN A ROCKET ATTACK ON THE ISRAELI VILLAGE OF KIRYAT SHMONEH.

  • Description

    A BOY AND A YOUNG MAN WERE KILLED YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) IN A ROCKET ATTACK ON THE ISRAELI VILLAGE OF KIRYAT SHMONEH.

    THE ATTACK ON THE VILLAGE RESULTED IN DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS AND A BUS. ROCKETS RAINED ON THE VILLAGE FOR SEVERAL MINUTES DURING THE EARLY EVENING.

    THE MAN WHO WAS KILLED WAS RIDING A MOTOR CYCLE WHEN THE ATTACK WAS LAUNCHED. A ROCKET EXPLODED ADJACENT TO HIS VEHICLE, KILLING HIM INSTANTLY.

    SOON AFTER THE ROCKET ATTACK ISRAELI AIRCRAFT BOMBED AND STRAFED POSITIONS WITHIN LEBANON WHICH, ACCORDING TO ISRAELI INTELLIGENCE SOURCES, WERE OCCUPIED BY ANTI-ISRAELI FORCES. THE ISRAELI ATTACK LASTED FOR NEARLY AN HOUR AND A HALF.

    THE ATTACK ON KIRYAT SHMONEH AND THE ISRAELI ATTACKS INTO LEBANON WERE ONLY TWO OF A SERIES OF SORTIES AROUND ISRAEL DURING THE DAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA52090XXL3Q49HKKWJAOFKWH7C
    Media URN:
    VLVA52090XXL3Q49HKKWJAOFKWH7C
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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