• Short Summary

    A CURFEW WAS CLAMPED AGAIN ON ADEN'S CRATER AREA YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) AFTER MOBS ATTACKED POLICE - BUT FRESH VIOLENCE ERUPTED IN THE BASE DURING A THREE-HOUR BREAK TO ALLOW ARABS TO BUY FOOD.

  • Description

    A CURFEW WAS CLAMPED AGAIN ON ADEN'S CRATER AREA YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) AFTER MOBS ATTACKED POLICE - BUT FRESH VIOLENCE ERUPTED IN THE BASE DURING A THREE-HOUR BREAK TO ALLOW ARABS TO BUY FOOD.

    A 16-YEAR-OLD ARAB BOY WAS SHOT DEAD BY POLICE, AND A BRITISH SERVICEMAN WOUNDED BY A GRENADE, APPARENTLY HURLED FROM A PASSING CAR.

    MORE THAN 760 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED IN TWO DAYS OF RIOTING, PROTESTING AGAINST BRITAIN'S DECISION TO SUSPEND THE CONSTITUTION AND PUT THE COLONY UNDER THE DIRECT CONTROL OF BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER, SIR RICHARD TURNBULL.

    HUNDREDS OF BRITISH TROOPS AND MEN OF THE SOUTH ARABIAN FEDERAL ARMY AND NATIONAL GUARD ARE HELPING POLICE TO ENFORCE SECURITY MEASURES.

    A SECTION OF THE CRATER AREA INHABITED MAINLY BY INDIANS AND JEWS SEEMED TO BE THE MAIN STREET OF THE RIOTING MOBS, WHO SWARMED THROUGH STREETS HURLING BLAZING TORCHES INTO CARS AND BUILDINGS.

    TWO SYNAGOGUES, A CHURCH AND 40 CARS WERE BURNT OUT IN THE RIOTING.

    POLICE USED TEAR-GAS TO DISPERSE CROWDS THAT HAD SET ALIGHT TO ONE SYNAGOGUE DURING THE CURFEW BREAK.

    SCORES OF RIOTERS WERE ARRESTED AND HUSTLED INTO BARBED-WIRE COMPOUNDS NEAR POLICE HEADQUARTERS.POLICE RECOVERED MOLOTOV COCKTAILS FROM SOME OF THE PRISONERS.

    BRITISH MILITARY FAMILIES LIVING IN THE CRATER AREA WERE ALSO UNDER CURFEW AND FORBIDDEN TO LEAVE THEIR HOMES EXCEPT DURING THE THREE-HOUR SHOPPING BREAK, WHICH STATED AT NOON.

    IT WAS THEN THAN THE GRENADE ATTACK CAME, INJURING A GROUP OF BRITONS STROLLING IN THE STREET.

    TWENTY-NINE-YEAR-OLD CORPORAL ARTHUR HIGGINS, OF DORSET, LAY DANGEROUSLY ILL IN HOSPITAL TODAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8P86SY8XH0RSQC9U6EQLPZLIO
    Media URN:
    VLVA8P86SY8XH0RSQC9U6EQLPZLIO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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