• Short Summary

    AN ISRAELI ARMY DETACHMENT TODAY (FRIDAY) DESTROYED FIVE HOUSES IN THE VILLAGE OF ABU DIS, NEAR JERUSALEM, AFTER A SKIRMISH BETWEEN ISRAELI TROOPS AND ARMED DISSIDENTS.

  • Description

    AN ISRAELI ARMY DETACHMENT TODAY (FRIDAY) DESTROYED FIVE HOUSES IN THE VILLAGE OF ABU DIS, NEAR JERUSALEM, AFTER A SKIRMISH BETWEEN ISRAELI TROOPS AND ARMED DISSIDENTS.

    THREE ISRAELI TROOPS WERE SHOT AND SLIGHTLY WOUNDED WHEN ATTEMPTING TO ROUND UP DISSIDENTS IN THE VILLAGE, ABOUT ONE MILE (1 K.M.) FROM JERUSALEM.

    THE TROUBLE AT ABU DIS IS REPORTED TO HAVE STARTED WHEN A GROUP OF ISRAELI TOURISTS WERE FIRED ON AT A MAKESHIFT ROADBLOCK. ISRAELI SECURITY FORCES WERE ALERTED, AND EVENTUALLY THREE MEN WERE APPREHENDED.

    ISRAELI TROOPS LATER DESTROYED FIVE HOUSES IN WHAT WAS DESCRIBED AS A PUNITIVE ACTION. ONE REPORT SAID THAT NONE OF THE BUILDINGS WAS OCCUPIED, AND THEY HAD APPARENTLY NOT BEEN IN USE FOR SOME TIME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABHG40CXYK3COI3U2YNAJ0X83V
    Media URN:
    VLVABHG40CXYK3COI3U2YNAJ0X83V
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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