• Short Summary

    THE INDONESIAN EMBASSY IN THE HAGUE WAS DAMAGED BY FIRE (WEDNESDAY) AND STAFF THERE SAID THE CAUSE WAS ONE OF THREE BOTTLES CONTAINING INFLAMMABLE LIQUID WHICH WERE THROWN THROUGH THE EMBASSY WINDOWS.

  • Description

    THE INDONESIAN EMBASSY IN THE HAGUE WAS DAMAGED BY FIRE (WEDNESDAY) AND STAFF THERE SAID THE CAUSE WAS ONE OF THREE BOTTLES CONTAINING INFLAMMABLE LIQUID WHICH WERE THROWN THROUGH THE EMBASSY WINDOWS. A PROTEST HAS BEEN MADE TO THE DUTCH FOREIGN MINISTRY.

    THE INFORMATION COUNSELLOR AT THE INDONESIAN EMBASSY, MR WIJARTO, SAID THAT ONE OF THREE "MOLOTOV COCKTAILS" IGNITED IN A WAITING ROOM AND STARTED THE FIRE. THE TWO OTHER BOTTLES FAILED TO IGNITE. DAMAGE WAS ESTIMATED AT GBP7,500 STERLING.

    THE INDONESIAN AMBASSADOR, DR SUJARWO TJONDRONEGORO, PROTESTED ABOUT THE INCIDENT TO THE DUTCH FOREIGN MINISTRY WHO SAID MEASURES WOULD BE TAKEN TO PREVENT ANY RECURRENCE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA13LBOSE500SYEW4JAJ8VZPDK
    Media URN:
    VLVAA13LBOSE500SYEW4JAJ8VZPDK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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