• Short Summary

    A BOMB WHICH EXPLODED AT A BUS STOP IN JERUSALEM'S RESIDENTIAL AREA OF KIRYAT YOVEL YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) MORNING KILLED MR.

  • Description

    A BOMB WHICH EXPLODED AT A BUS STOP IN JERUSALEM'S RESIDENTIAL AREA OF KIRYAT YOVEL YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) MORNING KILLED MR. SHAUL MAGERMAN AND INJURED MRS. YONA OZ. THE BENCH ON WHICH MR. MAGERMAN WAS SITTING WAS SMASHED AND BLOOD WAS SPATTERED ALL OVER THE PAVEMENT.

    ALTHOUGH SOME WINDOWS OF NEARBY BUILDING WERE SHATTERED, NO PANIC ENSUED AS PEOPLE RUSHED OUT INTO THE STREETS. POLICE IMMEDIATELY CORDONED OFF THE AREA AND DIVERTED TRAFFIC. HOSES WERE BROUGHT IN AND THE RATHER SUBSTANTIAL QUANTITY OF BLOOD WAS WASHED AWAY INTO THE GUTTER.

    THE EXPLOSIVE CHARGED WAS ESTIMATED TO WEIGH BETWEEN TWO AND FOUR POUNDS (ONE AND TWO KILOS). BY MIDAFTERNOON ISRAELI POLICE HAD DETAINED 20 ARABS SUSPECTED OF HAVING CONNECTION WITH THE EXPLOSION, AND FIFTY ??? WERE BEING HELD FOR QUESTIONING AT THE VARIOUS ROAD-BLOCKS SET UP ON ALL ROADS LEADING WEST OUT OF JERUSALEM.

    THE BUS STOP IS ON THE ROUTE TO THE HADASSA HOSPITAL AND 25-YEAR-OLD MRS. OZ HAD BEEN WAITING FOR A BUS TO TAKE HER THERE TO VISIT HER WOUNDED SOLDIER-HUSBAND. SHE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL BY A PASSING MOTORIST AND RECEIVED EMERGENCY TREATMENT FOR NON-SERIOUS INJURIES. LATER SHE WAS VISITED BY HER HUSBAND, LIMPING ON CRUTCHES.

    MR. MAGERMAN, WHO WAS 59, DIED AFTER AN EMERGENCY OPERATION FOR HEAD INJURIES.

    DURING YESTERDAY ISRAELI JETS ONCE AGAIN SWOOPED ACROSS THE CEASEFIRE LINES, POUNDING THE SAME EGYPTIAN MILITARY TARGETS ALONG THE SOUTHERN SECTOR OF SUEZ CANAL AND JORDANIAN ARTILLERY POSITIONS NORTH OF THE DEAD SEA WHICH THEY HAD HIT DURING THE TWO PREVIOUS DAYS (WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA98UWABEBKKFQGFTBIOEU7NAVK
    Media URN:
    VLVA98UWABEBKKFQGFTBIOEU7NAVK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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