• Short Summary

    NORTH KOREAN TROOPS KILLED ONE U.S. SOLDIER AND TWO SOUTH KOREANS IN A RAID ON?

  • Description

    NORTH KOREAN TROOPS KILLED ONE U.S. SOLDIER AND TWO SOUTH KOREANS IN A RAID ON MONDAY (28 AUGUST) ON A U.S. ARMY ENGINEERING UNIT JUST SOUTH OF THE DEMILITARISED ZONE NEAR PANMUNJOM, THE UNITED NATIONS COMMAND ANNOUNCED ON TUESDAY (29 AUGUST) WHEN PRESSMEN WERE SHOWN THE SCENE OF THE ATTACK.

    THE COMMAND SAID 26 OTHERS, INCLUDING KOREAN CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES, WERE WOUNDED. THE NORTH KOREANS OPENED FIRE ON THE AMERICANS AND SOUTH KOREANS AS THEY WERE QUEUING OUTSIDE THEIR MESS HALL FOR SUPPER.

    IT WAS THE THIRD ATTACK THIS MONTH ON AMERICANS ALONG THE UNEASY TRUCE LINE. THREE U.S. SOLDIERS HAVE BEEN KILLED AND 17 WOUNDED IN THE EARLIER INCIDENTS.

    THE ENGINEERING UNIT HAS BEEN ENLARGING ROADS IN THE DEMILITARISED ZONE, A COMMAND SPOKESMAN SAID.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5OM3XSG1WUAA4A8HZQPL5VKES
    Media URN:
    VLVA5OM3XSG1WUAA4A8HZQPL5VKES
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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