• Short Summary

    TWO HUNDRED VIET CONG BODIES, WRAPPED IN BLANKETS AND MATS, WERE FOUND BURIED AMONG DEBRIS IN THE PHU LAM DISTRICT, NEAR CHOLON, THE CHINESE QUARTER OF SAIGON ON FRIDAY.

  • Description

    TWO HUNDRED VIET CONG BODIES, WRAPPED IN BLANKETS AND MATS, WERE FOUND BURIED AMONG DEBRIS IN THE PHU LAM DISTRICT, NEAR CHOLON, THE CHINESE QUARTER OF SAIGON ON FRIDAY.

    THE VIET CONG TROOPS WERE KILLED, SAID SOUTH VIETNAMESE OFFICIALS, WHEN AMERICAN HELICOPTER GUNSHIPS FLEW OVER THE CAPITAL STRAFING POSITIONS IN SUPPORT OF SOUTH VIETNAMESE GROUND FORCES ENGAGED IN FIERCE STREET BATTLES.

    THE VIET CONG HAVE BEEN ENTRENCHED FOR THE PAST WEEK IN POSITIONS IN CHOLON AND SAIGON.

    VIETNAMESE POLICE AND TROOPS MADE HOUSES-TO-HOUSE SORTIES TO CLEAR VIET CONG POSITIONS.

    THE BATTLE IN PHU LAM CONTINUED AMIDI REPORTS THAT THE VIET CONG INTENDED TO KEEP UP THEIR ATTACKS ON THE CAPITAL FOR ANOTHER THREE WEEKS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5IIQS4O6PEEF3LAK5QMADZXBE
    Media URN:
    VLVA5IIQS4O6PEEF3LAK5QMADZXBE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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