• Short Summary

    JORDAN STAGED A MOCK 15-MINUTE AIR RAID IN AMMAN TODAY (THURSDAY), AND WILL HOLD ANOTHER TONIGHT.

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    VARIOUS SHOTS FIRE BURNING AND EXTINGUISHED; SIMULATED CASUALTIES.




    Initials DHC/VS/AS/SGM



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    Background: JORDAN STAGED A MOCK 15-MINUTE AIR RAID IN AMMAN TODAY (THURSDAY), AND WILL HOLD ANOTHER TONIGHT. THE AIR RAID CAME AT A TIME OF MOUNTING PREPAREDNESS IN ALL MIDDLE EAST COUNTRIES.

    SIMILAR TESTS WERE HELD IN JERUSALEM YESTERDAY AS A CHECK ON CIVIL DEFENCE.

    FIRES WERE LIT IN THE STREET OF AMMAN, A PUBLIC ??? ALERT WAS ANNOUNCED, AND FIREMEN WERE CALLED TO EXTINGUISH THE FLAMES.

    THERE WERE SIMULATED CASUALTIES, ATTENDED TO BY SPECIALLY READIED MEDICAL AND AMBULANCE TEAMS.

    THE MIDDLE EAST CRISIS HAS ALSO INTERFERED WITH CELEBRATIONS TODAY AND YESTERDAY OF JORDAN'S INDEPENDENCE.

    KING HUSSEIN ISSUED ORDERS CANCELLING CELEBRATIONS IN VIEW OF THE STATE OF ALERT IN THE ARMED FORCES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAASVL8MAFRHESUOQUOFH86VZ9P
    Media URN:
    VLVAASVL8MAFRHESUOQUOFH86VZ9P
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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