• Short Summary

    MORE DEMONSTRATIONS BY FRENCH FARMERS.IN TONNEINS, SOUTHERN FRANCE, YESTERDAY AFTERNOON (SATURDAY), FARMERS TRIED TO HALT?

  • Description

    MORE DEMONSTRATIONS BY FRENCH FARMERS.IN TONNEINS, SOUTHERN FRANCE, YESTERDAY AFTERNOON (SATURDAY), FARMERS TRIED TO HALT THE VINTIMILLE-TO-BORDEAUX EXPRESS IN PROTEST AGAINST THE PRICES THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT ARE PAYING FOR THEIR CROPS.

    THE FARMERS MARCHED TO THE TONNEINS RAILWAY STATION, BUT WERE HALTED BY POLICE BLOCKING THE BRIDGE LEADING TO THE STATION.OVERHEAD CIRCLED A HELICOPTER CARRYING MORE POLICE.

    THEIR PROGRESS STOPPED, MOST OF THE FARMERS DISPERSED.BUT, LATER, 30 OF THEM MANAGED TO SLIP THROUGH THE POLICE GUARD.THEY LAY DOWN ON THE TRACKS, HOPING TO BLOCK THE TOULOUSE-TO-BORDEAUX TRAIN, BUT THE POLICE DRAGGED THEM OFF.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAQWQIALW838UXCHS29DL0KCPN
    Media URN:
    VLVAAQWQIALW838UXCHS29DL0KCPN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1963
    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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