• Short Summary

    URUGUAYAN POLICE ARRESTED 14 TUPAMAROS TERRORISTS IN THE SUBURBS OF MONTEVIDEO ON TUESDAY (MARCH 30) AFTER AN HOUR-LONG GUN BATTLE AT A PLASTICS FACTORY.

  • Description

    1.
    SV Taxi crashed into tree (2 shots)
    0.06

    2.
    MV Police blocking road
    0.10

    3.
    GV Plastic factory TILT DOWN to entrance with police and troops at entrance (3 shots)
    0.26

    4.
    MV Troops searching roof
    0.34

    5.
    GV & SV Troops outside
    0.45

    6.
    SV Arrested person into police van
    0.50

    7.
    GV Crowds, police cars, police vans (3 shots)
    1.04

    8.
    SV Troops searching building
    1.09

    9.
    GV Police and troops
    1.10

    10.
    CU Bullet holes in wall TILT DOWN TO ground ditto
    1.17

    11.
    MV Soldier on roof searching
    1.26

    12.
    SV Soldier with captured terrorist transmitter
    1.41

    13.
    GV Crowd look on
    1.46



    Initials SGM/0352 WLW/OS/426



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: URUGUAYAN POLICE ARRESTED 14 TUPAMAROS TERRORISTS IN THE SUBURBS OF MONTEVIDEO ON TUESDAY (MARCH 30) AFTER AN HOUR-LONG GUN BATTLE AT A PLASTICS FACTORY.

    THE SCENE FOLLOWED AN ATTEMPT BY THE TUPAMAROS TO READ A LEFT-WING PROCLAMATION TO THE FACTORY WORKERS. SOMEBODY CALLED THE POLICE, HOWEVER, AND THE BATTLE FOLLOWED. POLICE AND SOLDIERS SURROUNDED THE FACTORY AND CAPTURED SEVERAL TUPAMAROS WHO TIRED TO FLEE. OTHERS SURRENDERED AFTER EXCHANGING MACHINE-GUN FIRE WITH POLICE. ONE GUERRILLA WAS INJURED.

    THE INCIDENT HAD NO APPARENT CONNECTION WITH THE TUPAMAROS KIDNAPPING, LATER IN THE DAY, OF SENOR PEREIRA REVERBEL -- PRESIDENT OF THE STATE POWER AND TELEPHONE COMPANY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA6CR6KSV6W6W3HIYGVIYPXCTR
    Media URN:
    VLVAA6CR6KSV6W6W3HIYGVIYPXCTR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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