• Short Summary

    A COUSIN OF KING SAUD OF SAUDI ARABIA - WHO IS AT PRESENT IN A PARIS CLINIC UNDERGOING TREATMENT - WAS SHOT AND FATALLY INJURED THIS AFTERNOON (TUESDAY) IN THE BAR OF THE CLARIDGE HOTEL ON THE CHAMPS ELYSEES.

  • Description

    A COUSIN OF KING SAUD OF SAUDI ARABIA - WHO IS AT PRESENT IN A PARIS CLINIC UNDERGOING TREATMENT - WAS SHOT AND FATALLY INJURED THIS AFTERNOON (TUESDAY) IN THE BAR OF THE CLARIDGE HOTEL ON THE CHAMPS ELYSEES. HE WAS 37-YEAR-OLD PRINCE ABDUL AZIZ IBN SAUD IBN JALLALI. THE PRINCE DIED SOON AFTER BEING TAKEN TO HOSPITAL.

    FILMS SHOWS POLICE AND REPORTERS IN AND AROUND THE HOTEL A FEW MINUTES AFTER THE INCIDENT THERE WERE STILL FRESH BLOODSTAINS ON THE FLOOR WHERE THE PRINCE HAD COLLAPSED UNDER A HAIL OF BULLETS.

    PARIS POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A SECRETARY-INTERPRETER OF THE ROYAL HOUSEHOLD, 38-YEAR-OLD ALGERIAN MANSOUR AMI ALI. IT WAS STATED THAT THE TWO MEN BEGAN QUARRELLING ON MONDAY NIGHT AND RESUMED THE DISPUTE IN THE WINTER GARDEN OF THE CLARIDGE HOTEL TODAY.

    ACCORDING TO FIRST REPORTS, THE PRINCE TRIED TO FLEE TO ANOTHER PART OF THE HOTEL BUT THE ASSAILANT OPENED FIRE WITH A REVOLVER AND SHOT HIM TWICE IN THE BACK. SEVERAL OTHER BULLETS HIT THE PRINCE AS HE LAY AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE BAR.

    THE ALGERIAN, WHO OFFERED NO RESISTANCE TO THE ARRESTING POLICE, WAS TAKEN TO CRIME BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS FOR INTERROGATION. ACCORDING TO AN OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT, THE BODY OF PRINCE ABOUT AZIZ IS TO BE FLOWN TO THE SAUDI CAPITAL ON WEDNESDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA88IVL8LZG8CTM80G0HG8S53YF
    Media URN:
    VLVA88IVL8LZG8CTM80G0HG8S53YF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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