• Short Summary

    Several thousand Egyptian civil defence personnel held a massive display in front of a large crowd, including Prime Minister Ariz Sidky, in Cairo on Sunday (February 13).

  • Description

    Several thousand Egyptian civil defence personnel held a massive display in front of a large crowd, including Prime Minister Ariz Sidky, in Cairo on Sunday (February 13). The forces, showing preparations for aerial attacks, included police, firemen and rescue workers.

    Highlight of the display was an exercise in firefighting--when defence workers were set alight with napalm.

    SYNOPSIS: Several thousand Egyptian civil defence personnel including police, firemen and rescue teams held a massive display in Cairo on Saturday. The exercise, said the Government, was designed to test their efficiency in "any eventuality". Among the crowd watching and applauding each performance was Prime Minister Ariz Sidky.

    Highlight of the display..defers workers set alight with napalm and rescued by being covered in sand. Other exercise included the explosion of simulated napalm bombay child volunteers putting out napalm fires with sand; and an air raid siren test. The display ended with a massive march past the Prime Minister's rostrum. Similar exercises are scheduled for other parts of Egypt.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABDWHUX0IKKFU5HV4CDS1GCHZV
    Media URN:
    VLVABDWHUX0IKKFU5HV4CDS1GCHZV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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