• Short Summary

    MALAYSIAN TROOPS AND POLICE ARE STILL SEARCHING FOR INDONESIAN INFILTRATORS WHO LANDED ON THE SWAMPY COAST PONTIAN IN SOUTHERN MALAYA ON AUGUST 17 FROM A NEARBY INDONESIAN ISLAND.

  • Description

    MALAYSIAN TROOPS AND POLICE ARE STILL SEARCHING FOR INDONESIAN INFILTRATORS WHO LANDED ON THE SWAMPY COAST PONTIAN IN SOUTHERN MALAYA ON AUGUST 17 FROM A NEARBY INDONESIAN ISLAND.

    IN LAST SUNDAY'S OPERATIONS FOUR MORE INDONESIANS WERE KILLED AND ANOTHER FOUR CAPTURED BY MALAYSIAN SECURITY FORCES IN A FIERCE 30-MINUTE RUNNING GUN BATTLE. THIS BRING THE NUMBER OF INDONESIANS KILLED SINCE MOPPING-UP OPERATIONS BEGAN ON MONDAY TO ELEVEN.

    CROWDS GATHERED OUTSIDE POLICE STATION AS THE BODIES OF THE DEAD INDONESIANS WERE CARRIED IN WITH THEIR HANDS AND LEGS TIED TO TWO POLES.

    BEHIND THEM CAME THE FIVE INDONESIAN PRISONERS. ONE OF THEM WAS WOUNDED IN THE HEAD AND BLED PROFUSELY. SECURITY FORCES SUFFERED NO CASUALTIES.

    A LARGE QUANTITY OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION, INCLUDING RIFLES, STEN-GUNS AND HAND GRENADES, WAS CAPTURED. PERSONAL BELONGINGS OF THE INDONESIANS WERE ALSO RECOVERED BY THE SECURITY FORCES. TWO CASES OF TNT WERE AMONG THE CAPTURED ARMS AND AMMUNITION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7K5UXOFJZI89MACJDXOXWDD9L
    Media URN:
    VLVA7K5UXOFJZI89MACJDXOXWDD9L
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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