• Short Summary

    WHILE GURKHA TROOPS ARE PATROLLING THE TEBEDU BORDER WHICH IS ONLY TWO MILES AWAY FROM THE INDONESIAN BORDER, ARMED SARAWAK POLICE ARE CONSTANTLY CHECKING FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.

  • Description

    WHILE GURKHA TROOPS ARE PATROLLING THE TEBEDU BORDER WHICH IS ONLY TWO MILES AWAY FROM THE INDONESIAN BORDER, ARMED SARAWAK POLICE ARE CONSTANTLY CHECKING FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.

    THE TEBDEU POLICE STATION WHICH WAS THRICE ATTACKED BY ARMED BANDITS SOME TWO MONTHS AGO HAS BEEN TAKEN OVER BY THE GURKHAS.

    HERE, THE POLICE ARE CHECKING THE IDENTIFICATION PAPERS OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS WHO SLIPPED INTO TEBEDU FROM ACROSS THE INDONESIAN BORDER.

    THEY WERE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AND AFTER QUESTIONING THEM AT THE POLICE STATION, THEY WERE ESCORTED BY ARMED POLICE BACK TO THE BORDER AND RELEASED.

    MEANTIME, BRITISH ARMY PERSONNELS WHO ARE STATIONED IN TEBEDU WHICH IS SIXTY MILES SOUTHWEST OF KUCHING, THE SARAWAK CAPITAL, PAY REGULAR VISITS TO THE LONGHOUSE TO CHAT WITH DAYAK CHIEFTAINS AND TO PLAY WITH THEIR CHILDREN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9N4WY1R01IOJYKZJ0HKKOA66R
    Media URN:
    VLVA9N4WY1R01IOJYKZJ0HKKOA66R
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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