• Short Summary

    THE CAMBODIAN CHIEF OF STAFF, BRIGADIER GENERAL SREY SAMAN, REVEALED AT A NEWS CONFERENCE IN PARIS ON FRIDAY THAT THE NUMBER OF CAMBODIANS KILLED, WOUNDED AND MISSING SINCE FIGHTING BEGAN A MONTH AGO AGAINST NORTH VIETNAMESE AND VIETCONG TROOPS NOW TOTALS 3,500.

  • Description

    THE CAMBODIAN CHIEF OF STAFF, BRIGADIER GENERAL SREY SAMAN, REVEALED AT A NEWS CONFERENCE IN PARIS ON FRIDAY THAT THE NUMBER OF CAMBODIANS KILLED, WOUNDED AND MISSING SINCE FIGHTING BEGAN A MONTH AGO AGAINST NORTH VIETNAMESE AND VIETCONG TROOPS NOW TOTALS 3,500.

    THE CAMBODIAN ARMY CHIEF COMPARED THESE FIGURES TO THE "SEVERAL DOZEN VIETNAMESE ACCIDENTALLY KILLED IN THE MELE OF COMBAT . " HOWEVER REPORTS FROM CAMBODIA HAVE INDICATED THAT SEVERAL HUNDRED VIETNAMESE LIVING IN CAMBODIA WERE SHOT AND KILLED BY CAMBODIAN TROOPS.

    IN A REVIEW OF THE PRESENT CAMBODIAN SITUATION, GENERAL SREY SAMAN ACCUSED THE NORTH VIETNAMESE AND VIETCONG TROOPS OF DELIBERATE AGGRESSION AGAINST THE CAMBODIAN PEOPLE. HE STRESSED THAT CAMBODIA WISHED TO REMAIN NEUTRAL IN THE PRESENT VIETNAMESE CONFLICT, DEFENDED HIS COUNTRY'S OUSTING OF PRINCE SIHANOUK AND CLAIMED THAT ACCUSATIONS OF MASSACRES OF VIETNAMESE BY CAMBODIANS HAD BEEN EXAGGERATED.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA54UFGBKA6RNJ4A9NFCCTE1JGG
    Media URN:
    VLVA54UFGBKA6RNJ4A9NFCCTE1JGG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment