• Short Summary

    BEFORE THE SIX PM CEASEFIRE THE TURKS HAD CAPTURED ALL OF NORTHEASTERN CYPRUS FROM FAMAGUSTA IN THE SOUTH TO MORPHOU IN THE NORTH.

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    IN NICOSIA TURKISH FLAG AT EMPLACEMENT. FRONT LINE MANNED BY TURKS, WIDE SHOT NAPALM EXPLOSIONS IN NICOSIA, PLANE FLIES OVER, MORE NAPALM, PLAME FLYBY, MORE SHOTS OF TURKS DUG IN AROUND CITY. INHFAMAGUSTA SHOTS OF TURKISH EMPLACEMENTS, TRUKS WITH TANKS ADVANCE INTO CITY. TURKISH CYPRIOTS GREET TURKISH SOLDIERS, SOLDIERS MOP UP IN GREEK AREA OF CITY, STREET SCENES. REPORTER SEQUE WIDE SHOT ARTILLEYEE ARTILLERY EXPLOSIONS ON GREEK POSITIONS, CLOSEUP OF FIRE IN MORPHOU, CUT POWER LINES IN CITY, STREET SCENES WITH RUBBLE, LONE FAMILY LOAD POSSESSIONS ON TRUCK AND DRIVE AWAY, DESERTED CITY STREET SCENES, BURNED OUT GREEK TANKS AND TRUCKS.




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    GARRICK UTLEY AND JOHN PALMER.
    REPORTER WRAPUP.

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    Background: BEFORE THE SIX PM CEASEFIRE THE TURKS HAD CAPTURED ALL OF NORTHEASTERN CYPRUS FROM FAMAGUSTA IN THE SOUTH TO MORPHOU IN THE NORTH. TURKISH CYP EEE CYPIEEE CYPRIOTS IN FAMAGUSTA, WHO HAD BEEN CUT OFF FROM FRESH FOOD BY THE GREEK FORCES, WELCOMED THE TURKS INTO THE CITY. IN NICOSIA THE TURKS SEEMED CONTENT TO SURROUND THE CITY WITHOUT ENTERING IT. IN MORPHOU RESIDENTS FLED AND THE TURKISH ARMY ADVANCED INTO A DESERTED CITY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA61Z6U75MU0H4NVTYY4R4EN6AH
    Media URN:
    VLVA61Z6U75MU0H4NVTYY4R4EN6AH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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