• Short Summary

    BRITISH TROOPS STATIONED IN THE RICH OILTOWN OF MIRI, NORTH OF SARAWAK, ARE WORKING SIDE BY SIDE WITH LOCAL POLICE FIELD FORCES IN A SERIES OF SECURITY OPERATIONS ALL ALONG THE TOWN'S RIVERS AND COASTAL AREAS.

  • Description

    BRITISH TROOPS STATIONED IN THE RICH OILTOWN OF MIRI, NORTH OF SARAWAK, ARE WORKING SIDE BY SIDE WITH LOCAL POLICE FIELD FORCES IN A SERIES OF SECURITY OPERATIONS ALL ALONG THE TOWN'S RIVERS AND COASTAL AREAS.

    THESE OPERATIONS ARE CARRIED OUT IN THE EARLY HOURS OF THE MORNING, FOLLOWING THE SEIZURE OF COMMUNIST DOCUMENT FROM YOUNG CHINESE YOUTHS RESIDING IN THESE AREAS IN RECENT WEEKS.THEY HAVE SINCE BEEN PROSECUTED IN COURT.

    A YOUNG DAYAK INTERPRETER FROM THE INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT, MR.JACKIE YOUNG, ARMED WITH A SHORT-GUN AND A DAYAK KNIFE, IS THE CHIEF GUIDE.

    THE TROOPS ARE TAKEN TO A JETTY WHERE GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES AWAIT TO TAKE THEM ON PATROLS.THEY RETURN TO THEIR RESPECTIVE CAMPS LONG AFTER SUNRISE.SIMILAR OPERATIONS ARE BEING CARRIED OUT ALL OVER SARAWAK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5KLBLHTE77HO8VOX2WBI79YQU
    Media URN:
    VLVA5KLBLHTE77HO8VOX2WBI79YQU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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