• Short Summary

    ABOUT A THOUSAND STUDENTS ATTACKED THE FRENCH EMBASSY IN LUSAKA YESTERDAY (JULY 7) IN PROTEST AT FRANCE'S DECISION TO ALLOW SOUTH AFRICA TO BUILD MIRAGE JET FIGHTERS.

  • Description

    ABOUT A THOUSAND STUDENTS ATTACKED THE FRENCH EMBASSY IN LUSAKA YESTERDAY (JULY 7) IN PROTEST AT FRANCE'S DECISION TO ALLOW SOUTH AFRICA TO BUILD MIRAGE JET FIGHTERS. FRENCH DIPLOMATS IN THE EMBASSY HAD TO TAKE COVER AS THE STUDENTS STONED THE BUILDING AND TORE DOWN THE FRENCH FLAG. ZAMBIAN POLICE RETALIATED WITH TEAR GAS AND BATON CHARGES, MAKING 50 ARRESTS AND SERIOUSLY INJURING AT LEAST TWO STUDENTS. THE CLASH LASTED FOR FOUR HOURS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8BH8GD9XHG4VLJX0CSMH1O48N
    Media URN:
    VLVA8BH8GD9XHG4VLJX0CSMH1O48N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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