• Short Summary

    SEVERAL PEOPLE WERE INJURED, TWO SERIOUSLY, ON MONDAY (26 APRIL) WHEN A SPECTATOR STAND COLLAPSED DURING A MILITARY PARADE IN DAR ES SALAAM.

  • Description

    SEVERAL PEOPLE WERE INJURED, TWO SERIOUSLY, ON MONDAY (26 APRIL) WHEN A SPECTATOR STAND COLLAPSED DURING A MILITARY PARADE IN DAR ES SALAAM. PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE WAS REVIEWING THE PARADE ON THE OCCASION OF THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNION BETWEEN TANGANYIKA AND ZANZIBAR. ABOUT 50 PEOPLE CRASHED TO THE GROUND WHEN A 30-FOOT (10 METRE) HIGH STAND COLLAPSED. SOME OF THE SPECTATORS WERE TRAPPED BENEATH THE DEBRIS, BUT OTHERS MANAGED TO LEAP CLEAR. THE INJURED WERE RUSHED TO HOSPITAL IN AMBULANCES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8RF440ZZF5LVFXAVXORL6X9B1
    Media URN:
    VLVA8RF440ZZF5LVFXAVXORL6X9B1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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