• Short Summary

    THE SOUTH-EASTERN AREA OF SAIGON WAS HIT BY TWO VIET CONG ROCKETS JUST BEFORE DAWN ON MONDAY KILLING A CHILD AND A MAN AND WOUNDING 25 OTHERS.

  • Description

    THE SOUTH-EASTERN AREA OF SAIGON WAS HIT BY TWO VIET CONG ROCKETS JUST BEFORE DAWN ON MONDAY KILLING A CHILD AND A MAN AND WOUNDING 25 OTHERS. FIFTEEN OF THE WOUNDED WERE REPORTED TO BE CHILDREN.

    THE SOVIET-MADE 122MM ROCKETS THUDDED INTO THE CITY FOR THE FIRST TIME IN JUST UNDER THREE WEEKS AND DAMAGED 11 HOUSES, DESTROYING FOUR OF THEM.

    AMBULANCES, FIRE ENGINES AND EXPLOSIVE DEMOLITION EXPERTS DASHED TO THE AREA, ABOUT TWO MILES FROM THE CITY CENTRE, WHICH WAS CORDONED OFF BY TROOPS AND POLICE AS RELATIVES SEARCHED FOR DEAD AND WOUNDED IN THE RUBBLE.

    THE PREVIOUS ROCKET ATTACK ON SAIGON WAS ON MAY THE 13TH DURING AN UPSURGE OR TERRORISM AND MILITARY ACTIVITY TO MARK HO CHI MINH'S BIRTHDAY ON MAY 19.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8EV5V4V5NSGZYJBLV5FT2N7I0
    Media URN:
    VLVA8EV5V4V5NSGZYJBLV5FT2N7I0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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