• Short Summary

    ISRAELI MILITARY AUTHORITIES SAY THERE HAS BEEN MARKED INCREASE IN GUERILLA ACTIVITY AROUND RAMALLAH, ABOUT BEN MILES (15 KILOMETRES) NORTH OF JERUSALEM.

  • Description

    ISRAELI MILITARY AUTHORITIES SAY THERE HAS BEEN MARKED INCREASE IN GUERILLA ACTIVITY AROUND RAMALLAH, ABOUT BEN MILES (15 KILOMETRES) NORTH OF JERUSALEM. ADDING EMPHASIS TO THEIR CLAIM, A HAND GRENADE WAS YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) THROWN AT AN ISRAELI ARMY VEHICLE.

    THE ATTACK RESULTED IN THE WOUNDING OF 23 ARABS AND ONE ISRAELI SOLDIER, THE INCIDENT CAME ONLY DAYS AFTER ISRAEL'S DEFENCE MINISTER MOSHE DAYAN ANNOUNCED HIS NEW POLICY OF COLLECTIVE PUNISHMENT FOR ACTS OF VIOLENCE.

    IT WAS THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE END OF THE SIX DAY WAR THAT RAMALLAH HAD FELT THE EFFECTS OF A GUERILLA ATTACK. A CURFEW WAS A PLACED ON THE TOWN'S CENTRE SQUARE AND ON NEIGHBOURING EL BIRAH.

    ISRAELI SECURITY TROOPS WERE IMMEDIATELY RUSHED INTO THE AREA AND SEVERAL ARRESTS WERE MADE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABE1CFX72ORKKKS057ED441G3U
    Media URN:
    VLVABE1CFX72ORKKKS057ED441G3U
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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