• Short Summary

    LATEST REPORTS FROM ADEN INDICATE THAT BRITISH TROOPS HAVE TAKEN THE OLD FORTIFICATIONS OVERLOOKING THE CRATER DISTRICT FROM WHICH A GROUP OF ARAB NATIONALISTS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) POURED VOLLIES OF MACHINEGUN FIRE IN THEIR HARASSMENT OF TROOPS TRYING TO SEAL OFF THE DISTRICT.

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    LATEST REPORTS FROM ADEN INDICATE THAT BRITISH TROOPS HAVE TAKEN THE OLD FORTIFICATIONS OVERLOOKING THE CRATER DISTRICT FROM WHICH A GROUP OF ARAB NATIONALISTS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) POURED VOLLIES OF MACHINEGUN FIRE IN THEIR HARASSMENT OF TROOPS TRYING TO SEAL OFF THE DISTRICT. THE LATEST NATIONALIST VIOLENCE BEGAN WITH TUESDAY'S MUTINY OF ARAB TROOPS AND POLICE IN ADEN, RESULTING IN THE KILLING OF 17 BRITISH SOLDIERS.

    THE BATTLE WENT ALMOST NON-STOP FROM DAWN YESTERDAY BETWEEN NATIONALISTS HIDING BEHIND THE DOMINATING, OLD TURKISH FORTIFICATIONS ON THE VOLCANIC MOUNTAINS OF CRATER TOWN AND BRITISH TROOPS WHO HAD SEALED OFF THE MARINE DRIVE AND MAIN PASS ROADS LEADING INTO CRATER. THE LONDON TIMES NEWSPAPER REPORTED TODAY THAT BRITISH MIDDLE EAST COMMAND HAD REVEALED THAT ONE BRITISH SOLDIER WAS WOUNDED AND THAT FOUR NATIONALISTS WERE KILLED WHEN AN ARMOURED CAR WAS USED TO KNOCK OUT "A MACHINEGUN POSITION" IN CRATER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA65L4BZH6FAT30XFA2XWD586WR
    Media URN:
    VLVA65L4BZH6FAT30XFA2XWD586WR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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