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    The prefuectura is some five klms from centre of la plata. La plata is one?

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    General shot of families of the sailors of the Navy ship and of crew and passengers of the cargo ship 'Rio Quinto' (Fifth River) arriving at Naval Police headquarters to seek details of missing and dead. Shots of the prefecture, shield with name of shots of journalists being accompanied by naval types to the spot where the cargo ship 'Rio Quinto' was to berth later. Ambulances arriving in the port. all hospitals and doctors had been alerted to treat survivors. Arrival int e port of the 'Rio Quinto' punted by tugs as she comes t berth in La Plata. Details of damaged bow of ship showing effects of the collision. Survivors on superstructure waving to friends and relatives being. reverse angle of families on dock waving to survivors s me crying. as Rio Quinto comes alongside shots of survivors on deck, closer shots that before. Senior officer of Rio Quinto calling form bridge by megaphone as ship is being tied up. Survivors came down gangplank and into bus on dock. bus with survivors arrives at prefectura same prefecture as in early shots. families of survivors run to prefecture but marines not allows them to pass and they are calling out names of their relatives and some crying. families allowed to pass few at a time and greeting survivors and embracing n crying. general shots of prefecture again with all public inside grounds.


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    Background: The prefuectura is some five klms from centre of la plata. La plata is one of the most important ports in Argentina 60 miles from Baires and is city most near the ???nto Indio channel where the ships collided and where Royston Grange eighteen months ago. La ??? has ??? million Inhabitants.

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