• Short Summary

    POLICE AND TROOPS WERE RUSHED TO SEAL OFF THE RAILWAY SIDINGS AT KALIBU, TEN MILES FROM KITWE, AFTER A GOOD TRAIN CARRYING EXPLOSIVES HAD CRASHED THERE LAST WEDNESDAY (16TH APRIL).

  • Description

    POLICE AND TROOPS WERE RUSHED TO SEAL OFF THE RAILWAY SIDINGS AT KALIBU, TEN MILES FROM KITWE, AFTER A GOOD TRAIN CARRYING EXPLOSIVES HAD CRASHED THERE LAST WEDNESDAY (16TH APRIL).

    SOLDIERS USED LOUD-HAILERS TO DIVERT THE TRAFFIC. POLICE AND TROOPS COMBINED TO EVACUATE THE AREA. THE PRECAUTIONS WERE BEING TAKEN AS THE AUTHORITIES WERE UNCERTAIN AS TO WHETHER THERE WAS DANGER OF MORE EXPLOSIVES BEING IGNITED BY THE FIRE.

    NO ONE, EXCEPT THOSE ON OFFICIAL BUSINESS, WAS ALLOWED BEYOND THE BARRIERS, AND TROOPS BY IN CASE OF FURTHER NEED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6JFPO9F134F818MBEW7W7FUFY
    Media URN:
    VLVA6JFPO9F134F818MBEW7W7FUFY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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