• Short Summary

    ISRAEL'S WELFARE MINISTER, DR. JOSEPH BURG, AND THE FOREIGN MINISTER, MRS. GOLDA MEIR ON TUESDAY?

  • Description

    ISRAEL'S WELFARE MINISTER, DR. JOSEPH BURG, AND THE FOREIGN MINISTER, MRS. GOLDA MEIR ON TUESDAY VISITED THE INJURED VICTIMS OF MONDAY'S BORDER SHOOTING INCIDENT. THE INCIDENT OCCURRED CLOSE TO THE NOTRE DAME CONVENT IN JERUSALEM ON THE BORDER BETWEEN ISRAEL AND JORDAN.

    A TEENAGE JEWISH GIRL AND A YOUNG CHRISTIAN ARAB CARPENTER DIED IN THE SHOOTING INCIDENT. FOUR WOMEN, INCLUDING TWO FRENCH WOMEN AND A NUN FROM ST. VINCENT DE PAUL HOSPITAL, WERE INJURED.

    THE FATALLY-WOUNDED CARPENTER WAS SHOT IN THE CHEST WHILE WORKING IN THE CARPENTRY SHOP AT THE NOTRE DAME DE FRANCE CONVENT.

    JORDAN CLAIMS THAT THE SHOOTING BEGAN AFTER AN ISRAELI FORCE CROSSED INTO NO-MAN'S-LAND IN JERUSALEM. ACCORDING TO THE JORDANIAN GOVERNMENT, THE FORCE DID NOT HEED A WARNING, AND JORDANIAN SOLDIERS INTERCEPTED THEM. THE RESULTING EXCHANGE OF FIRE LASTED ABOUT FIFTEEN MINUTES.

    ISRAELI OFFICIALS CLAIM THE JORDAN "ATTACK" WAS PLANNED AND PREMEDITATED, THEY SAY THAT NOT A SINGLE SHOT WAS FIRED BY ISRAELI SOLDIERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9Q4U86F3ZKUBBQTUSN0DTN2BK
    Media URN:
    VLVA9Q4U86F3ZKUBBQTUSN0DTN2BK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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