• Short Summary

    Strong security measures have been imposed in San sebastian following the Kidnapping on Tuesday of the West German Consul, Herr Eugen Beihl.

  • Description

    Strong security measures have been imposed in San sebastian following the Kidnapping on Tuesday of the West German Consul, Herr Eugen Beihl. The kidnapping is reported to have been carried out by extremist Basque nationalists in an attempt to assist a number of their companions now being tried before a court martial on charges of attempted murder.

    Herr Beihl was kidnapped from the garage of his residence in San Sebastian.

    Police reinforcements are now guarding the house as inquiries into the kidnapping continue. The kidnapping as witnessed by the caretaker of the consulate building, who says she saw Herr Beihl driven away in a car containing a number of men.

    At the frontier border guards are carrying out intensive searching on all vehicles leaving Spain as a precaution against Herr Beihl being taken out of the country.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABJPBLWAUIYB7SJ8NNDK64NP70
    Media URN:
    VLVABJPBLWAUIYB7SJ8NNDK64NP70
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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