• Short Summary

    ALL ABLE BODIED MEN IN THE EARTHQUAKE DEVASTATED CITY OF SKOPJE AND ITS SURROUNDING DISTRICTS WERE MOBILISED TODAY (SUNDAY) TO CLEAR WRECKAGE AND HELP RESCUE PEOPLE STILL TRAPPED.

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    ALL ABLE BODIED MEN IN THE EARTHQUAKE DEVASTATED CITY OF SKOPJE AND ITS SURROUNDING DISTRICTS WERE MOBILISED TODAY (SUNDAY) TO CLEAR WRECKAGE AND HELP RESCUE PEOPLE STILL TRAPPED.

    THE DEATH ROLL IS EXPECTED TO REACH 1,500 WITH AT LEAST 2,000 SERIOUSLY HURT.TENS OF THOUSANDS ARE HOMELESS.

    AND TODAY, AS SURVIVORS OF FRIDAY'S HORROR HUDDLED IN THE CITY'S PARKS AND SQUARES A NEW TREMOR SHOOK RAVAGED SKOPJE.IT WAS DESCRIBED AS "RATHER VIOLENT" BUT CAUSED NO FRESH DAMAGE TO THE CITY WHICH IS ALREADY MORE THAN THREE QUARTERS DESTROYED.

    TODAY A BELGIAN COUPLE WERE DRAGGED ALIVE FROM THE RUINS OF THE HOTEL MACEDONIA AFTER BEING TRAPPED IN WRECKAGE FOR MORE THAN 50 HOURS.

    POPE PAUL BLESSING PILGRIMS IN ST.PETER'S SQUARE TODAY, APPEALED TO ALL ROMAN CATHOLICS TO GIVE A SPECIAL THOUGHT IN THEIR PRAYERS TO THE VICTIMS OF THE SKOPJE DISASTER.

    MEANWHILE, RELIEF SUPPLIES AND MEDICAL AID FROM MANY COUNTRIES IS POURING INTO SKOPJE.IT INCLUDES A COMPLETE HOSPITAL AIRLIFTED FROM AMERICAN BASES IN GERMANY AND A MOBILE HOSPITAL GIVEN BY THE GREEK RED CROSS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABJQUAW3G1DFXPBAQYQK6WD7JO
    Media URN:
    VLVABJQUAW3G1DFXPBAQYQK6WD7JO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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