• Short Summary

    WITH DJAKARTA STILL TENSE AND UNDER A STATE OF MARTIAL LAW, FIRE BROKE OUT IN THE SUBURBS AND DESTROYED DOZENS OF SMALL HOUSES BELONGING TO MOSLEMS.

  • Description

    WITH DJAKARTA STILL TENSE AND UNDER A STATE OF MARTIAL LAW, FIRE BROKE OUT IN THE SUBURBS AND DESTROYED DOZENS OF SMALL HOUSES BELONGING TO MOSLEMS. MEANWHILE, PRESIDENT SOEKARNO CONTINUED HIS CRISIS TALKS WITH MILITARY AND POLITICAL LEADERS AT MERDEKA PALACE.

    TROOPS RUSHED TO THE OUTBREAK AFTER RUMOURS HAD SPREAD THAT THE FIRE WAS THE RESULT OF COMMUNIST ARSON. EARLIER, ABOUT 200 MOSLEMS STAGED AN ANTI-COMMUNIST DEMONSTRATION IN THE CITY. HOWEVER THE TROOPS REPORTED THE FIRES WERE ACCIDENTAL. SCORES OF PEOPLE FORMED A CHAIN TO CARRY BUCKETS OF WATER TO PREVENT THE FIRE SPREADING.

    THERE'D ALSO BEEN A BIG DEMONSTRATION BY MOSLEMS AND CHRISTIANS OUTSIDE THE INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY, THE DEMONSTRATORS DEMANDING AN END TO ALLEGED INTERFERENCE BY CHINA IN INDONESIA'S INTERNAL AFFAIRS.

    AT THE CRISIS TALKS, THE ARMY MINISTER AND ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF, MAJOR-GENERAL SUHARTO ANNOUNCED NEW EFFORTS TO QUELL THE FIGHTING IN JAVA. ACCORDING TO AN ARMY STATEMENT TODAY (THURSDAY) 178 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED IN CENTRAL AND EAST JAVA SINCE THE ATTEMPTED COUP ON OCTOBER 1. THE WHOLE PROVINCE THERE IS NOW UNDER A STATE OF WAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA54K3JBH2FZLKL2IX20LT4NP18
    Media URN:
    VLVA54K3JBH2FZLKL2IX20LT4NP18
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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