• Short Summary

    THE HEAD OF THE YUGOSLAV MILITARY MISSION IN WEST BERLIN, DR. ANTON KOLENDIC, WAS SERIOUSLY?

  • Description

    THE HEAD OF THE YUGOSLAV MILITARY MISSION IN WEST BERLIN, DR. ANTON KOLENDIC, WAS SERIOUSLY WOUNDED YESTERDAY (30 JUNE), IN A SCUFFLE WITH AN ARMED YOUNG MAN IN THE MISSION BUILDING. POLICE SAID THEY ARRESTED A 27-YEAR-OLD CROAT IN CONNECTION WITH THE INCIDENT.

    THE ALLEGED GUNMAN, WHO HAD ENTERED THE BUILDING TO ASK FOR A NEW PASSPORT, WAS IDENTIFIED BY POLICE AS DRAGO DOGO. THE SHOOTING OCCURRED WHEN THE MAN INSISTED THAT DR. KOLENDIC PERSONALLY HAND OVER THE NEW PASSPORT.

    MEMBERS OF THE STAFF REFUSED AND TRIED TO EJECT THE MAN. HE THEN DREW A PISTOL AND FIRED A SHOT HITTING A CARETAKER IN THE FINGER. HE FORCED MEMBERS OF THE STAFF AND TWO VISITORS TO KNEEL ON THE FLOOR AND FIRED A SHOT OVER THEIR HEADS. DR. KOLENDIC HEARD THE SHOTS AND RUSHED OUT OF HIS ROOM TO TRY TO DISARM THE MAN. HE WAS WOUNDED IN THE HEAD AND IN THE LEFT THIGH AND IS IN SATISFACTORY CONDITION IN HOSPITAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7VKRSD1UZ4MX0EI2BRRURGP5P
    Media URN:
    VLVA7VKRSD1UZ4MX0EI2BRRURGP5P
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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