• Short Summary

    PREPARATIONS ARE BEING MADE THROUGHOUT THE U.A.R. FOR THE BLACKOUT WHICH IS TO GO INTO?

  • Description

    PREPARATIONS ARE BEING MADE THROUGHOUT THE U.A.R. FOR THE BLACKOUT WHICH IS TO GO INTO FORCE FROM 15 MARCH. IN CAIRO, WINDOWS ARE BEING PAINTED OUT IN OFFICE BLOCKS, FACTORIES AND GOVERNMENT BUILDING. CAR HEADLAMPS, BUSES AND TRAINS ARE ALSO BEING BLACKED-OUT.

    THE MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR ANNOUNCED THE BLACKOUT THIS WEEKEND AFTER A FIVE HOUR ARTILLERY DUEL BETWEEN EGYPTIAN AND ISRAELI TROOPS, ALONG THE SUEZ CANAL.

    THE BLACKOUT, THE FIRST SINCE THE SIX-DAY WAR IN 1967, REINFORCES A STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED TWO WEEKS AGO IN THE U.A.R.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA59DSMGJMALQN4KQLRRRNWGFKF
    Media URN:
    VLVA59DSMGJMALQN4KQLRRRNWGFKF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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