• Short Summary

    Today began with an early morning grenade attack on "Saladin" armoured vehicle which burst three tyres.

  • Description

    1.
    G.O.C. Maj Gen. Sir John Willoughby touring troubled Crater as a morale booster.



    Saladin armoured vehicle withdrawing after suffering damage from grenade attack.



    L/S's of demonstrators moving through Crater market place.



    Various shots of demonstrators tearing up roadside fences.


    2.
    UNO flag flying over Sea View Hotel



    Coffin of victim leaves mosque proceeded by Flosy demonstrators L-R



    Demonstrators and coffin pass through market place, L-R


    3.
    HIGH ANGLE, demonstrators passing R-L



    Various front views of demonstrators approaching camera



    Various shots of soldiers standing by for trouble and people going home from funeral. These shots of soldiers could be cut into funeral demonstration.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Today began with an early morning grenade attack on "Saladin" armoured vehicle which burst three tyres. Then follows "Flosy" demonstrations with foreground of fires burning in market place. Later demonstrator tore up roadside fencing to form barricade across road leading to market. In the afternoon a funeral service plus "Flosy" demonstration moved through Crater to burial ground. The funeral was of a "Flosy" commando alleged to have been shot by a member of the NLF. His name was Haidar Shamshar, 22 years old.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB38K2QT5RSIJ0GR06N405VDUJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAB38K2QT5RSIJ0GR06N405VDUJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment