• Short Summary

    CIVILIANS CROSSING THE GOA-INDIA BORDER WERE RECENTLY FILMED AT POLEM, THE FRONTIER MOST ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN RAIDED BY INDIAN FORCES DEC 9.

  • Description

    CIVILIANS CROSSING THE GOA-INDIA BORDER WERE RECENTLY FILMED AT POLEM, THE FRONTIER MOST ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN RAIDED BY INDIAN FORCES DEC 9. EVACUEES FROM GOA REACHED LISBON, PORTUGAL, DEC. 16.

    INDIANS ARE SEEN BEING ISSUED WITH ENTRY PERMITS AFTER THE ANTI-CHOLERA VACCINATION STIPULATED BY THE PORTUGUESE AUTHORITIES. OTHERS ARE SEEN ENTERING INDIAN UNION TERRITORY IN THE DIRECTION OF KARWAR. WHERE UNITS OF THE INDIAN NAVY ARE SAID TO BE CONCENTRATED. REPORTS FROM LISBON, DEC 16, SAID PORTUGAL HAD ABANDONED FRONTIER POSTS BETWEEN GOA AND INDIA "TO AVOID ACCUSATIONS OF PROVOCATION".

    AT LISBON AIRPORT, DEC 16, THE FIRST 250 INDIAN AND EUROPEAN WOMEN AND CHILDREN EVACUEES ARRIVED FROM GOA, MOST OF THEM FAMILIES OF PORTUGUESE TROOPS STATIONED IN THE TERRITORY. THEY CAME VIA KARACHI WHERE ANOTHER GROUP, OF 140 EVACUEES, LEFT FOR LISBON ON DEC 15. LATER THE SAME DAY, ALL FLIGHTS FROM GOA TO KARACHI WERE CANCELLED ON PORTUGUESE INSTRUCTIONS. FURTHER EVACUATION WAS TO BE CARRIED OUT BY SEA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9F3MG3ZICS9XH5NUC56OJPN22
    Media URN:
    VLVA9F3MG3ZICS9XH5NUC56OJPN22
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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