• Short Summary

    A STICK OF BOMBS DROPPED DURING AN INDIAN AIR ATTACK STRUCK PART OF KOHAT HOSPITAL.?

  • Description

    A STICK OF BOMBS DROPPED DURING AN INDIAN AIR ATTACK STRUCK PART OF KOHAT HOSPITAL. ACCORDING TO THE PAKISTANI AUTHORITIES THERE, EIGHTY CIVILIANS DIED IN TWO RAIDS ON THE TOWN THIS WEEK. THE BOMBING JUST MISSED AN OLD BRITISH FORT WHERE INDIAN PRISONERS ARE HELD.

    THE HOSPITAL WHERE NO-ONE WAS KILLED LAY AT THE END OF THE PATH OF THE ROW OF BOMBS WHICH BEGAN AT THE LOCAL FIGHTER AIRFIELD AND TOOK IN A WELFARE CENTRE WHERE MATERNITY CASES ARE DEALT WITH.

    IN THE OTHER RAID, IT WAS SAID 40 DIED, INCLUDING TWO CONVICTED MURDERERS AT THE LOCAL GAOL. AT THE TEMPORARY GAOL IN THE TOWN, THE PRISONERS OF WAR FROM INDIA SPEND PART OF THEIR DETENTION KEEPING FIT. PAKISTAN SAID SOME 600 OF THEM HAD BEEN TAKEN AND CLAIMED THEY HAD SURRENDERED BECAUSE THEY HAD NOT WANTED TO FIGHT THEIR NEIGHBOURS.

    IN RAWALPINDI, THERE WERE MOVING SCENES AT THE FUNERAL, ACCORDING TO MOSLEM RITES, OF A YOUNG TANK OFFICER KILLED AT THE FRONT THIS WEEK. HE WAS 21 AND WAS COMMISSIONED IN APRIL.

    MANY CITIZENS AND TROOPS PAID THEIR TRIBUTE AS THE COFFIN,COVERED WITH ROSES,PASSED BY. WITH HANDS RAISED IN PRAYERS, THE MOURNERS SURROUNDED THE GRAVESIDE AS ARMY RIFLEMEN FIRED A LAST SALUTE AND THE COFFIN PASSED BEYOND SIGHT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA60USFXWUPQWX1HKHFLJP9W6KW
    Media URN:
    VLVA60USFXWUPQWX1HKHFLJP9W6KW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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