Ten thousand policemen seized control of Cordoba, Argentina's second largest city, on Wednesday (February 27).?
SV Police in street
SV Zoom out from car to see GV armed police checking vehicles
SV Police on tail-board of vehicle
SVs Bomb damage to judge's house with crowds looking on (4 shots)
SV & SVs Crowds looking at burnt out car (3 shots)
GV Pan over closed shops (2 shots)
CU & SV Police with dogs on street corner (2 shots)
SVs & GVs Armed police on street corners (5 shots)
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Background: Ten thousand policemen seized control of Cordoba, Argentina's second largest city, on Wednesday (February 27). They staged their revolt after the left-wing provincial Governor, Ricardo Obregon Cano, attempted to sack the Police Chief, Lieutenant-Colonel Antonio Domingo Navarro. That night the police stormed Government House and seized Governor Obregon and eighty other provincial officials.
Left-wing trade union leaders called for a mass protest demonstration against the police action and on Thursday the first shots were fired at the Police. On Friday, two policemen and a woman were killed in an ambush in the student district and late in the day bitter fighting was reported following the appointment of a new governor in the place of Obregon Cano.