• Short Summary

    POLICE ON WEDNESDAY SEALED OFF A SECTION OF A CENTRAL SALISBURY STREET WHERE A GRENADE WAS THROWN THROUGH THE WINDOW OF A BEDROOM IN A GROUND FLOOR FLAT ON TUESDAY NIGHT.

  • Description

    POLICE ON WEDNESDAY SEALED OFF A SECTION OF A CENTRAL SALISBURY STREET WHERE A GRENADE WAS THROWN THROUGH THE WINDOW OF A BEDROOM IN A GROUND FLOOR FLAT ON TUESDAY NIGHT.

    IT WAS THE SECOND INCIDENT INVOLVING HAND GRENADES IN THE CITY CENTRE WITHIN TWO WEEKS. POLICE HAVE REFUSED TO COMMENT ON THE POSSIBILITY OF THE TWO INCIDENTS BEING CONNECTED.

    FOUR AFRICANS WERE ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE FIRST INCIDENT - INVOLVING AN ATTACK ON A CAFE ON AUGUST 12 - IN WHICH SEVEN EUROPEANS AND ONE AFRICAN WERE INJURED.

    THEY APPEARED BEFORE A MAGISTRATE IN SALISBURY ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND WERE REMANDED.

    IN OTHER INCIDENTS ON TUESDAY NIGHT THREE CARS WERE STONED AND TWO BUSES DAMAGED BY FIRE BOMBS IN SALISBURY'S AFRICAN SETTLEMENTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA666NOLP5R0PIT7SU6U3R03P83
    Media URN:
    VLVA666NOLP5R0PIT7SU6U3R03P83
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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