• Short Summary

    POLICE IN HONGKONG HAVE BEEN MAINTAINING THEIR RAIDS ON COMMUNIST UNIONS. LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY) THEY?

  • Description

    POLICE IN HONGKONG HAVE BEEN MAINTAINING THEIR RAIDS ON COMMUNIST UNIONS. LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY) THEY SEIZED DAGGERS, CHOPPERS AND BOTTLES OF ACID DURING A SWOOP ON THE OFFICES OF THE TAIKOO DOCKWORKERS' UNION AND THE METAL WORKERS' UNION ON THE EASTERN PART OF HONGKONG ISLAND.

    NO CASUALTIES WERE REPORTED AND ONE MAN WAS HELD FOR QUESTIONING. IT WAS THE SECOND SAID IN SEVERAL WEEKS ON THE UNION HEADQUARTERS. COMMUNIST AGITATORS EXPLODED TWO HOME MADE BOMBS YESTERDAY. ONE BOMB WAS DETONATED OUTSIDE A POST OFFICE IN KOWLOON AND THE SECOND IN THE CORRIDOR OF A TENEMENT BUILDING AT NORTH POINT ON HONGKONG ISLAND.

    ARMY AND POLICE BALLISTIC EXPERTS ALSO FOUND MORE BOMBS - BOTH ON THE ISLAND AND MAINLAND PARTS OF THE COLONY - AND SUCCESSFULLY DISPOSED OF THEM. THEY ALSO FOUND A CACHE OF BOMBS AND DETONATORS FOLLOWING INFORMATION GIVEN TO THEM BY FOUR MEN ARRESTED THE PREVIOUS DAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5C6AX88RGWEKV3OJM63NF7A3T
    Media URN:
    VLVA5C6AX88RGWEKV3OJM63NF7A3T
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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