• Short Summary

    A PATROL OF THE 4TH BATTALION OF THE ROYAL MALAY REGIMENT, IN A DAYLIGHT ENCOUNTER WITH INDONESIAN GUERILLAS, ATTACKED AND KILLED TWO OF THEM IN THE AFTERNOON OF JUNE 24, NEAR TERBAT BAZAAR, WHICH IS 45 MILES SOUTH OF KUCHING.

  • Description

    A PATROL OF THE 4TH BATTALION OF THE ROYAL MALAY REGIMENT, IN A DAYLIGHT ENCOUNTER WITH INDONESIAN GUERILLAS, ATTACKED AND KILLED TWO OF THEM IN THE AFTERNOON OF JUNE 24, NEAR TERBAT BAZAAR, WHICH IS 45 MILES SOUTH OF KUCHING.

    THE MALAY REGIMENT WAS OPERATING ALONG THE JUNGLE TRACK WHEN IT CAME UPON A GANG OF SEVEN HEAVILY-ARMED AND UNIFORMED GUERILLAS. THE PATROL AT ONCE ATTACKED THE GUERILLAS, KILLED TWO AND CHASED THE REST BACK OVER THE BORDER INTO INDONESIA.

    NEXT DAY, THE BODIES OF THE TWO INDONESIAN GUERILLAS WERE FLOWN BY HELICOPTER TO WEST BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS IN KUCHING.

    ON JUNE 21 IN A FIERCE BATTLE BETWEEN A GROUP OF MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED INDONESIAN GUERILLAS AND TWO PLATOONS OF TROOPS OF 1/6 GURKHAS IN WESTERN SARAWAK RESULTED IN THE ??? FIVE GURKHAS BEING KILLED AND FIVE OTHERS BEING WOUNDED.

    MEANWHILE, THE MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER, TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN HAS APPEALED TO THE COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES FOR MORE AID TO COUNTER INDONESIAN CONFRONTATION POLICY AND HER MOUNTING HOSTILITIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA71FX2V14CM5Q3DAI22O10X3L3
    Media URN:
    VLVA71FX2V14CM5Q3DAI22O10X3L3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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