• Short Summary

    FIGHTING CONTINUED TODAY (FRIDAY) ALONG THE ALGERIA-MOROCCO BORDER WITH BOTH SIDES CLAIMING SUCCESS.

    THE MAIN BATTLE?

  • Description

    FIGHTING CONTINUED TODAY (FRIDAY) ALONG THE ALGERIA-MOROCCO BORDER WITH BOTH SIDES CLAIMING SUCCESS.

    THE MAIN BATTLE WAS CENTRED THEN ON HASSI BEIDA - A SAHARA OASIS POST - WHICH HAS CHANGED HANDS SEVERAL TIMES SINCE FIGHTING STARTED ALMOST A FORTNIGHT AGO.

    A VISNEWS CAMERAMAN WAS AT HASSI BEIDA YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) AND TODAY CAME THE NEWS, FROM MOROCCAN SOURCES, THAT ALGERIAN TROOPS HAD BEEN REPULSED AND WERE WITHDRAWING IN DISORDER AFTER YET ANOTHER ASSAULT ON THE HASSI BEIDA AREA.

    LATE REPORTS ON FRIDAY SAID THERE WERE 250 CASUALTIES ON BOTH SIDES IN THE FIGHTING AND THAT 500 ALGERIAN TROOPS WERE ALMOST SURROUNDED AS THEY RETREATED FROM THE HASSI BEIDA ZONE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8QKBPDL5FI5HOA061YKHL09HD
    Media URN:
    VLVA8QKBPDL5FI5HOA061YKHL09HD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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