The battle for Cambodia's Highway Four, closed for several days, continues. Following a minor victory?
Travel Shot along Highway Four showing battle scars
Travel Shot - blown up truck
SV Blown up armoured car (2 shots)
SV Body covered in blanket
SV & CU Soldier firing mortar
CU Radio man
GV CV-10 aircraft overhead
SV Troops firing in jungle (9 shots)
SV Small encampment
SV Soldiers returning from patrol
SV Body in ditch
SV Wounded soldier helped (2 shots) (SOF ENDS)
SV Interior hospital
CU Cameraman Yosep Lee
CU Yosep receives attention to injured hand (3 shots)
STV Yosep receives attention
Initials OS/2337 WLW/OS.010
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Background: The battle for Cambodia's Highway Four, closed for several days, continues. Following a minor victory for National troops on Monday (29 March) when they over-ran a North Vietnam bunker complex, they suffered heavy losses and were driven back over two miles (four kilometres) on Tuesday.
During Monday's battle VISNEWS cameraman Yosep Lee was shot and injured while filming this action. He was taken to Phnom Penh hospital with injuries to his left hand where a bullet had passes through, smashing three knuckles and hitting his camera. His condition is not serious. It was the second brush with the Communists for Yosep, a 38-year-old Korean, who was captured and held by the Viet Cong for 17 days last year while shooting film for VISNEWS.