• Short Summary

    The township of Zarqa, near Amman, was quiet yesterday, after armed clashes the previous day between Jordanian troops and Palestinian commandos, in which fifty people -- including some civilians - were killed and injured.

  • Description

    The township of Zarqa, near Amman, was quiet yesterday, after armed clashes the previous day between Jordanian troops and Palestinian commandos, in which fifty people -- including some civilians - were killed and injured.

    The shooting began on Sunday when Jordanian troops tried to stop Fedayeen commandos distributing leaflets in the town, inviting the population to a lecture. Fierce fighting broke out and the troops, commandos and civilians -- fifty in all were killed or injured in the outbreak.

    Yesterday, the town was quiet, with Jordanian troops patrolling the street, which were nearly deserted.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABLDQ4G52Y5XH57ZJCW4N5TX7L
    Media URN:
    VLVABLDQ4G52Y5XH57ZJCW4N5TX7L
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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