• Short Summary

    THREE MORE BOMB EXPLOSIONS ON THE ISLAND OF CYPRUS HAVE DAMAGED THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION, A BRITISH ARMY STORE AND A BRITISH SERVICES SCHOOL.

  • Description

    THREE MORE BOMB EXPLOSIONS ON THE ISLAND OF CYPRUS HAVE DAMAGED THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION, A BRITISH ARMY STORE AND A BRITISH SERVICES SCHOOL. NO ONE WAS INJURED IN THE EXPLOSIONS.

    THE BOMBINGS HERE ON FRIDAY NIGHT (DEC 19) CAME LESS THAN A WEEK AFTER EXPLOSIONS HAD DAMAGED BRITISH SERVICE VEHICLES AND A WATERPIPE NEAR THE BRITISH BASE OF EPISKOPI IN THE SOUTH-WEST OF THE ISLAND.

    THE FOREIGN MINISTER OF CYPRUS, MR SPYROS KYPRIANOU, HAS EXPRESSED HIS GOVERNMENT'S REGRET AT THE BOMB INCIDENTS. EARLIER THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER, MR PETER RAMSBOTHAM, HAD DELIVERED A PROTEST NOTE ABOUT THE BOMBINGS.

    DAMAGE AT THE HIGH COMMISSION WAS TO THE ENTRANCE TO THE COMMERCIAL OFFICES AND DANISH TROOPS SERVING WITH THE UN PEACE FORCE USED EXTINGUISHERS TO PREVENT A FIRE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA57EI9J7E6AQSWUS33QB39GUYD
    Media URN:
    VLVA57EI9J7E6AQSWUS33QB39GUYD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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