• Short Summary

    COMMONWEALTH GURKHA TROOPS KILLED TWO MORE INDONESIAN PARATROOPS IN OPERATIONS CARRIED OUT IN THE MOUNTAIN AREA OF LABIS IN CENTRAL MALAYA ON FRIDAY.

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    COMMONWEALTH GURKHA TROOPS KILLED TWO MORE INDONESIAN PARATROOPS IN OPERATIONS CARRIED OUT IN THE MOUNTAIN AREA OF LABIS IN CENTRAL MALAYA ON FRIDAY.

    THIS BRINGS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF INDONESIAN PARATROOPS KILLED SINCE THEY WERE AIRDROPPED INTO THE AREA EARLIER THIS MONTH TO 27. OVER 50 OTHERS HAVE BEEN CAPTURED.

    A HELICOPTER TOOK THE BODIES OF THE LATEST TWO KILLED TO THE OPERATIONAL HEADQUARTERS OF THE GURKHAS AT LABIS. THERE THEY WERE IDENTIFIED BY INDONESIANS TAKEN PRISONER EARLIER.

    THE TWO KILLED WERE AMONG INDONESIAN TROOPS WHO HAD NOT ANSWERED THE APPEALS OF ONE OF THEIR CAPTURED OFFICERS TO SURRENDER. THE OFFICER HAD MADE HIS APPEALS FROM A MILITARY AIRCRAFT FLYING OVER THEIR HIDEOUTS.

    RECENTLY, THE MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT EMPOWERED THE AVIATION AUTHORITIES TO INTERCEPT AND FIRE UPON INTRUDING AIRCRAFT. AND FOREIGN AIRCRAFT ARE PROHIBITED TO LAND OR TAKE OFF ANYWHERE IN MALAYA OR SINGAPORE WITHOUT PERMISSION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA87GT8P75GKST43QND0UJR6ON2
    Media URN:
    VLVA87GT8P75GKST43QND0UJR6ON2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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