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    THOUSANDS OF SYMPATHIZERS SANG THE GREEK NATIONAL ANTHEM YESTERDAY (MONDAY) WHEN THE BODY OF MR.GREGORY?

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    THOUSANDS OF SYMPATHIZERS SANG THE GREEK NATIONAL ANTHEM YESTERDAY (MONDAY) WHEN THE BODY OF MR.GREGORY LAMBRAKIS, THE 45-YEAR-OLD LEFT-WING DEPUTY WHO DIED EARLIER THAT DAY, ARRIVED IN ATHENS AND WAS TAKEN TO THE CHAPEL OF ST.ELEFTHEIOS.MOURNERS QUEUED TO ENTER THE CHURCH AND PAY THEIR LAST RESPECTS.

    MR.LAMBRAKIS DIED IN A SALONIKA HOSPITAL FROM HEAD INJURIES RECEIVED WHEN HE WAS HIT BY A MOTOR CYCLE FOLLOWING CLASHES BETWEEN RIGHT-WING AND LEFT-WING SUPPORTERS AT A NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT RALLY LAST WEDNESDAY.

    TODAY, GREGORY LAMBRAKIS WAS BURIED AMID SCENES OF HYSTERIA AT ATHENS CEMETERY.A NUMBER OF MOURNERS WERE INJURED WHEN THEY PLUNGED INTO THE HOLLOWS OF GRAVES WHICH HAD CAVED IN, OR WERE STRUCK BY FALLING CROSSES FROM THE GRAVES THEMSELVES.

    THE MOTOR CYCLIST AND A PILLION RIDER WERE CHARGED YESTERDAY WITH THE MURDER OF MR.LAMBRAKIS.THE SALONIKA POLICE ANNOUNCED LAST NIGHT THAT A CARPENTER WHO IS A MATERIAL WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION WAS FOUND UNCONSCIOUS IN A SALONIKA STREET TODAY.THE CARPENTER, WHO WAS TREATED IN HOSPITAL, HAD TESTIFIED THAT THE ACCUSED MOTOR CYCLIST CONFIDED TO HIM ON WEDNESDAY THAT HE WAS "PLANNING TO KILL A MAN THAT NIGHT".

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    Film ID:
    VLVA54909AM6JRQX92K2STQ5COSVG
    Media URN:
    VLVA54909AM6JRQX92K2STQ5COSVG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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