• Short Summary

    A FURTHER 1,000 FRENCH RIOT POLICE MOVED INTO PARIS MAR 2 AS THE EXTREMIST SECRET ARMY ORGANISATION (OAS) STRUCK AGAIN IN THE CAPITAL WITH FOUR DAYLIGHT BOMB ATTACKS.

  • Description

    A FURTHER 1,000 FRENCH RIOT POLICE MOVED INTO PARIS MAR 2 AS THE EXTREMIST SECRET ARMY ORGANISATION (OAS) STRUCK AGAIN IN THE CAPITAL WITH FOUR DAYLIGHT BOMB ATTACKS. ALL DAY, CONVOYS OF TRUCKS CONVERGED ON PARIS BRINGING THE POLICE FROM THE PROVINCES.

    THEIR ARRIVAL RAISES THE PARIS ANTI-OAS DEFENCE FORCE TO AROUND 30,000 ARMED MEN. ALL POLICE LEAVE IN THE CITY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

    THE EXTRA POLICE, HOWEVER, WILL NOT BE USED FOR RIOT DUTIES. THEY WILL STRENGTHEN THE GUARD ON PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND SUCH THREATENED PEOPLE AS ARE ALLOTTED POLICE PROTECTION. THE REINFORCEMENTS ARE REPUBLICAN SECURITY GUARDS.

    TWO OF THE MAR 2 EXPLOSIONS WRECKED THE HOMES OF JOURNALISTS. NO ONE WAS HURT.

    AN APPROACH ROAD TO PARIS ... ALL DAY MARCH THE SECOND, CONVOYS OF TRUCKS LIKE THIS MADE THEIR WAY TO THE FRENCH CAPITAL. ALTOGETHER, A FURTHER THOUSAND RIOT POLICE CONVERGED ON PARIS FROM THE PROVINCES...

    MEANWHILE, THE EXTREMIST SECRET ARMY ORGANISATION (OAS) STRUCK AGAIN IN PARIS WITH FOUR DAYLIGHT BOMB ATTACKS. TWO OF THE EXPLOSIONS WRECKED THE HOMES OF JOURNALIST. NO ONE, HOWEVER, WAS HURT.

    THE EXTRA POLICE WILL NOT BE USED FOR ACTUAL RIOT DUTIES: THEY WILL STRENGTHEN THE GUARD ON PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND THREATENED PEOPLE ALLOTTED POLICE PROTECTION.

    THEIR ARRIVAL RAISES THE PARIS ANTI-OAS DEFENCE FORCE TO AROUND THIRTY THOUSAND ARMED MEN. ALL POLICE LEAVE HAS BEEN CANCELLED THE CITY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA7NDXUOGNT417OQYZWC1R09ZF
    Media URN:
    VLVAA7NDXUOGNT417OQYZWC1R09ZF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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