• Short Summary

    MILITARY SPOKESMEN IN LAOS SAY THAT THE SITUATION IN THE SOUTH OF THE COUNTRY IS SERIOUS FOLLOWING HEAVY FIGHTING BETWEEN GOVERNMENT TROOPS AND PATHET LAO FORCES, ALLEGEDLY SUPPORTED BY NORTH VIETNAMESE TROOPS.

  • Description

    MILITARY SPOKESMEN IN LAOS SAY THAT THE SITUATION IN THE SOUTH OF THE COUNTRY IS SERIOUS FOLLOWING HEAVY FIGHTING BETWEEN GOVERNMENT TROOPS AND PATHET LAO FORCES, ALLEGEDLY SUPPORTED BY NORTH VIETNAMESE TROOPS. TWO SOUTHERN LAOTIAN PROVINCIAL CAPITALS, SARAVENE AND ATTOPEU, ARE REPORTED TO BE UNDER SIEGE, RINGED BY PATHET LAO AND NORTH VIETNAMESE TROOPS.

    ON MONDAY, GENERAL KANE ISIXIENGMAY, COMMANDER OF THE FOURTH MILITARY ZONE, SHOWED PRESSMEN WEAPONS AND TWO PRISONERS, SAID TO BE NORTH VIETNAMESE, CAPTURED IN A CLASH A FEW MILES WEST OF SARAVENE.

    AT LEAST 300 NORTH VIETNAMESE AND PATHET LAO TROOPS WERE REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN KILLED IN SOUTHERN LAOS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA80JFF5MC7C40ZL1KF976FUCAO
    Media URN:
    VLVA80JFF5MC7C40ZL1KF976FUCAO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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