• Short Summary

    IN ISTANBUL THEY'RE COUNTING THE COST OF A FIRE THAT SWEPT THROUGH THE CITY YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    IN ISTANBUL THEY'RE COUNTING THE COST OF A FIRE THAT SWEPT THROUGH THE CITY YESTERDAY (SATURDAY). THE FIRE GOT A HOLD IN THE KULEDIBI DISTRICT IN THE LATE EVENING OF FRIDAY. BEFORE IT WAS EVENTUALLY BROUGHT UNDER CONTROL IT HAD DESTROYED MORE THAN 150 HOUSES, LODGING HOUSES AND FLATS. IT ALSO DAMAGED A LARGE PART OF THE BAZAAR STACKED WITH ARTICLES FOR SALE.

    FIREMEN FROM ALL OVER THE CITY FOUGHT THE BLAZE THAT HAS LEFT MANY PEOPLE DESTITUTE. THE COST OF THE FIRE WILL BE CERTAINLY RECKONED IN HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF POUNDS, SOME ESTIMATES PUT IT AT NEARLY A MILLION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA77XTZS1HZBI5QVS423D137AOK
    Media URN:
    VLVA77XTZS1HZBI5QVS423D137AOK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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