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    ALGERIAN PRIME MINISTER MR. BEN BELLA AND PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE U.A.R. LED THE CORTEGE?

  • Description

    ALGERIAN PRIME MINISTER MR. BEN BELLA AND PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE U.A.R. LED THE CORTEGE AT THE STATE FUNERAL OF THE ASSASSINATED ALGERIAN FOREIGN MINISTERS, MR. KHEMISTI, IN ALGIERS TODAY (MONDAY). MANY THOUSANDS OF ALGERIANS PACKED THE STREETS TO PAY SILENT TRIBUTE TO MR. KHEMISTI, WHO DIED YESTERDAY - THREE WEEKS AFTER HE WAS SHOT IN THE HEAD AT CLOSE RANGE BY A GUNMAN.

    SHOPS THROUGHOUT THE CAPITAL WERE SHUTTERED AND FLAGS FLEW AT HALF-MAST. MR BEN BELLA AND PRESIDENT NASSER WALKED BESIDE AN ARMY TRUCK BEARING THE FLAG-DRAPED COFFIN.

    PRESIDENT NASSER, WHO ARRIVED IN ALGERIA ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT LAST SATURDAY, WILL REPORTEDLY LEAVE FOR HOME ON WEDNESDAY, TWO DAYS EARLIER THAN PLANNED BECAUSE OF MR. KHEMISTI'S DEATH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABFY36YP9PG3IRIZD00B118VO
    Media URN:
    VLVABFY36YP9PG3IRIZD00B118VO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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