• Short Summary

    THE LAST FOREIGN PEACE-KEEPERS IN THE CONGO - A CONTINGENT OF NIGERIAN POLICE - LEFT FOR HOME YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

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    EMPTY POLICE QUARTERS, POLICE BOARD BUSES, POLICE WITH BELONGINGS AT RAIL STATION.




    Initials JRG/S/JF/K



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE LAST FOREIGN PEACE-KEEPERS IN THE CONGO - A CONTINGENT OF NIGERIAN POLICE - LEFT FOR HOME YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

    THE POLICE -400-STRONG - ARE THE LAST TO SPEND A SIX-MONTHS TOUR OF DUTY IN THE CONGO SINCE THE FIRST GROUP ARRIVED FIVE YEARS AGO. THE CONTINGENT WERE DUE TO SAIL FROM PORT MATADI TODAY.

    THEY ORIGINALLY SERVED IN THE UNITED NATIONS CONGO OPERATION UNDER AN AGREEMENT WITH THE CONGOLESE GOVERNMENT. THEY STAYED ON WHEN THE U.N. FORCE ENDED ITS TERM OF DUTY.

    THE NIGERIAN POLICE HAVE HELPED TRAIN THE CONGOLESE POLICE. ABOUT SIC NIGERIAN POLICE OFFICERS WILL STAY BEHIND TO CONTINUE TRAINING WORK AT THE POLICE ACADEMY IN LEPOLDVILLE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA70CPKG45HZHXB3N3IL7ZT2BV7
    Media URN:
    VLVA70CPKG45HZHXB3N3IL7ZT2BV7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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