• Short Summary

    A SMALL FOREIGN CAR COLLIDED WITH A TRAILER TRUCK HAULING 20,000 POUNDS OF DYNAMITE AND LOW-GRADE EXPLOSIVES FRIDAY NIGHT (JUNE 4) CAUSING A BLOCKBUSTER BOMB BLAST THAT SWEPT AWAY SPECTATORS , CARS AND NEARBY HOUSES.

  • Description


    TWO STORY DEEP HOLE IN HIGHWAY WHERE EXPLOSION OCCURRED SHOTS OF DEMOLISHED HOUSES, SHOTS OF POST OFFICE FIVE MILES AWAY WITH SHATTERED WINDOWS, INTERVIEW WITH AMBULANCE DRIVER WHO SAYS THAT HE HAD NEVER SEEN ANYTHING AS HORRIBLE IN HIS LIFE. HE SAYS IT WAS AN ABSOLUTE HOLOCAUST.




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    REPORTER: DON MC CLELLAN

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A SMALL FOREIGN CAR COLLIDED WITH A TRAILER TRUCK HAULING 20,000 POUNDS OF DYNAMITE AND LOW-GRADE EXPLOSIVES FRIDAY NIGHT (JUNE 4) CAUSING A BLOCKBUSTER BOMB BLAST THAT SWEPT AWAY SPECTATORS , CARS AND NEARBY HOUSES. FIVE PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND AT LEAST 35 OTHERS WERE INJURED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6AMLLUFJEOX3WU0BTEPLY17BA
    Media URN:
    VLVA6AMLLUFJEOX3WU0BTEPLY17BA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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