• Short Summary

    Six soldiers, whom the Pakistani Authorities claim are Indian soldiers captured in the Kushtia district of Pakistan on the 13th of November, faced newsmen in Dacca on Saturday (20 November).

  • Description

    Six soldiers, whom the Pakistani Authorities claim are Indian soldiers captured in the Kushtia district of Pakistan on the 13th of November, faced newsmen in Dacca on Saturday (20 November). This official film shows them talking to reporters.

    The soldiers are reported to have confessed that two companies of Indian troops intruded deep into Pakistan territory between November 12th and 13th, and that they were backed up by strength in the rear, making up a battalion, commanded by Lt-Col. R.N. Mahajan.

    The six captured soldiers, it is claimed, survived a two-hour battle with Pakistani troops.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA79BCN8TRIQCE4HFWUH28Q33NM
    Media URN:
    VLVA79BCN8TRIQCE4HFWUH28Q33NM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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