• Short Summary

    JORDAN ACCUSED ISRAEL ON TUESDAY (21 NOVEMBER) OF STRAFING A REFUGEE CAMP AND BOMBING ARAB POSITIONS WITH NAPALM DURING A FOUR-HOUR LAND AND AIR BATTLE EAST OF THE RIVER JORDAN.

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    JORDAN ACCUSED ISRAEL ON TUESDAY (21 NOVEMBER) OF STRAFING A REFUGEE CAMP AND BOMBING ARAB POSITIONS WITH NAPALM DURING A FOUR-HOUR LAND AND AIR BATTLE EAST OF THE RIVER JORDAN. ACCORDING TO A JORDANIAN MILITARY SPOKESMAN, THIS WAS THE SECOND ATTACK ON THE AL-KARAMA REFUGEE CAMP IN TWO DAYS; IN MONDAY'S ATTACK 14 PEOPLE WERE REPORTED DEAD AND 28 WOUNDED.

    THREE CHILDREN WERE AMONG THE DEAD AND SEVERE DAMAGE WAS SUSTAINED BY MANY OF THE BUILDINGS IN THE CAMP. TWO MOSQUES WERE COMPLETELY DESTROYED, AND SERIOUS DAMAGE DONE TO A UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY RATIONS DISTRIBUTION CENTRE AT THE CAMP - WHICH IS SITUATED ABOUT 50 KILOMETRES (30 MILES) TO THE WEST OF AMMAN.

    THE ISRAELI ARMY CLAIM THE SHELLING STARTED AFTER AN ISRAELI TROOPER WAS WOUNDED BY A MINE AND THE JORDANIANS FIRED ON A PATROL.

    TWO ISRAELI MISTERE FIGHTERS WERE SAID TO HAVE BEEN SHOT DOWN DURING RENEWED FIGHTING ON TUESDAY (21 NOVEMBER). TWO ISRAELI POSTS WERE ALSO DESTROYED AND MANY SOLDIERS KILLED BEFORE THE BATTLE DIED DOWN. THESE CLASHES HAVE BEEN DESCRIBED AS THE FIERCEST BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES SINCE THE JUNE WAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7GKY3N8BDGD8R6QF5MXV3TP8W
    Media URN:
    VLVA7GKY3N8BDGD8R6QF5MXV3TP8W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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