• Short Summary

    ISRAEL SECURITY FORCES HAVE IMPOSED A CURFEW IN GAZA CITY AND SURROUNDING DISTRICTS FOLLOWING A SERIES OF GRENADE INCIDENTS IN THE AREA ATTRIBUTE BY THE ISRAELI AUTHORITIES TO SUBVERSIVE ELEMENTS.

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    ISRAEL SECURITY FORCES HAVE IMPOSED A CURFEW IN GAZA CITY AND SURROUNDING DISTRICTS FOLLOWING A SERIES OF GRENADE INCIDENTS IN THE AREA ATTRIBUTE BY THE ISRAELI AUTHORITIES TO SUBVERSIVE ELEMENTS.

    THE LATEST INCIDENT OCCURRED LAST TUESDAY (16 JAN) WHEN A GRENADE WAS HURLED AT AN ISRAELI MILITARY JEEP. REPORTS FROM GAZA SAID THE ARMY CORDENED OFF THE AREA AND CARRIED OUT A HOUSE TO HOUSE SEARCH IN THE VICINITY.

    A FEW DAYS BEFORE ONE ISRAELI SOLDIER AND TWO ARABS WERE WOUNDED WHEN A GRENADE EXPLODED OUTSIDE THE TOWN'S RAILWAY STATION.

    SO FAR 40 SUSPECTS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED UNDER THE CURFEW, AMONG THEM MILITARY AUTHORITIES ANNOUNCED ON TUESDAY (16 JAN) TWO FORMER OFFICERS OF THE PALESTINE LIBERATION ORGANISATION.

    THE TWO MEN, THE ANNOUNCEMENT SAID, RECENTLY INFILTRATED THROUGH JORDAN TO SET UP UNDERGROUND CELLS WHICH WERE TO CARRY OUT ACTS OF SABOTAGE, DISTRIBUTION OF LEAFLETS AND INCITEMENT.

    THEIR INTERROGATION HAS LED TO THE DISCOVERY OF AN ARMS CACHE, ACCORDING TO THE ANNOUNCEMENT.

    A CURFEW NORTH OF GAZA WAS LIFTED ON THURSDAY AT A REPUBLIC CAMP AFTER SIX DAYS OF SEARCHES AND SCREENING FOLLOWING THE PLANTING OF A BOMB UNDER A ISRAELI CAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6LJ3CP1R99D64E5AF5DXDMFQK
    Media URN:
    VLVA6LJ3CP1R99D64E5AF5DXDMFQK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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