• Short Summary

    NINE PEOPLE, INCLUDING SEVEN SOUTH KOREAN CIVILIAN ENGINEERS, WERE KILLED ON WEDNESDAY WHEN A MINE, ATTACHED TO A BICYCLE EXPLODED NEAR A BUS QUEUE IN SAIGON.

  • Description

    NINE PEOPLE, INCLUDING SEVEN SOUTH KOREAN CIVILIAN ENGINEERS, WERE KILLED ON WEDNESDAY WHEN A MINE, ATTACHED TO A BICYCLE EXPLODED NEAR A BUS QUEUE IN SAIGON.

    THE SOUTH KOREAN CIVILIANS WERE STANDING WITH A GROUP OF VIETNAMESE PEOPLE AT THE BUS STOP.

    THE EXPLOSION WAS ONE OF SEVERAL VIOLENT INCIDENTS IN SAIGON WITHIN 24 HOURS. FOUR PEOPLE DIED IN THE OTHER INCIDENTS.

    THE EXPLOSION IS THE FIRST ATTACK AGAINST SOUTH KOREAN CIVILIAN WORKERS IN SOUTH VIETNAM. THE MEN WERE WORKERS FOR AN AMERICAN CONSTRUCTIONS COMPANY. ANOTHER 30 SOUTH KOREANS AND A NUMBER OF VIETNAMESE WORKERS WERE INJURED IN THE BLAST.

    OTHER INCIDENTS ON THE SAME DAY INCLUDED THE SHOOTING OF A POLICEMAN; THE SHOOTING OF TWO SOLDIERS AND A VILLAGE OFFICIAL IN AN ATTACK ON A CITY OUTPOST; AND THE ATTEMPTED BOMBING OF THE RESIDENCE OF THE SOUTH KOREAN MILITARY COMMANDER IN SOUTH VIETNAM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA81K0LFZBZF31XPQW8RX70GQYY
    Media URN:
    VLVA81K0LFZBZF31XPQW8RX70GQYY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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