• Short Summary

    A NORTH KOREAN ARMY OFFICER, CAPTURED BY SOUTH KOREAN TROOPS IN A BORDER CLASH LAST YEAR, HAS BEEN RETURNED TO NORTH KOREA.

  • Description

    1.
    LV BUILDING AT PANMUNJOM
    0.07

    2.
    GV PAN NORTH KOREANS ARRIVE BY CAR
    0.10

    3.
    SCU PAN NORTH KOREAN OFFICIAL OUT OF CAN, INTO BUILDING
    0.20

    4.
    GV U.N. REPRESENTATIVES ENTER ROOM, SIT AT TABLE
    0.29

    5.
    GV PAN NORTH KOREAN OFFICIALS SIT AT TABLE
    0.40

    6.
    GV U.N. OFFICIAL HANDS DOCUMENTS TO NORTH KOREANS
    0.45

    7.
    SCU NORTH KOREAN PRISONER
    0.48

    8.
    S PRISONER SHOULDERED BY NORTH KOREANS
    0.58

    9.
    SV NORTH KOREAN OFFICIAL WITH BOUQUET
    1.02



    Initials PGR/S/MGT/SGM


    EDITORS: SEE ALSO PROD 5284/62 SEPT 7 - DEAD NORTH KOREAN TROOPS HANDED OVER BY ARMISTICE COMMISSION

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A NORTH KOREAN ARMY OFFICER, CAPTURED BY SOUTH KOREAN TROOPS IN A BORDER CLASH LAST YEAR, HAS BEEN RETURNED TO NORTH KOREA. HE WAS HANDED OVER TO NORTH KOREAN OFFICIALS AT A MEETING OF THE JOINT MILITARY ARMISTICE COMMISSION IN PANMUNJOM, SOUTH KOREA, YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

    THE OFFICER WAS TAKEN PRISONER IN AN ARMED CLASH BETWEEN NORTH KOREAN AND SOUTH KOREAN TROOPS AT THE DEMILITARIZED ZONE NEAR THE KOREAN TRUCE LINE LAST SEPTEMBER.

    DURING THE INCIDENT, THREE NORTH KOREANS WERE KILLED AND TWO WOUNDED. THE UNITED NATIONS COMMAND IN KOREA SAY THE NORTH KOREANS CROSSED THE DEMARCATION ZONE AND OPENED FIRE ON SOUTH KOREAN TROOPS REPAIRING A ROAD.

    NORTH KOREAN MEMBERS OF THE ARMISTICE COMMISSION CLAIM THAT THEIR TROOPS DID NOT CROSS THE ZONE AND THAT THE SOUTH KOREANS OPENED FIRE FIRST.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7WUHC2JHWCRW48RP5NZ21H5QX
    Media URN:
    VLVA7WUHC2JHWCRW48RP5NZ21H5QX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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