• Short Summary

    THE PEOPLE OF THE NORTHERN JORDANIAN CITY OF IRBID YESTERDAY TOILED TO REINFORCE THEIR SHELTERS AFTER SUNDAY'S SHELLING IN WHICH A CHILD DIED AND 10 PEOPLE WERE WOUNDED.

  • Description


    STREET SCENE; DAMAGE AND CHILDREN CLEARING RUBBLE; BLOOD DONORS; INJURED.




    Initials TS/VS/BOB/MH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE PEOPLE OF THE NORTHERN JORDANIAN CITY OF IRBID YESTERDAY TOILED TO REINFORCE THEIR SHELTERS AFTER SUNDAY'S SHELLING IN WHICH A CHILD DIED AND 10 PEOPLE WERE WOUNDED. SUNDAY'S ATTACK CAME AFTER SEVERAL WEEKS OF INTERMITTENT ARTILLERY FIRE.

    IN THE WAKE OF THE HEAVY ARTILLERY ATTACK, THE AUTHORITIES HAVE PUT OUT CALLS FOR BLOOD DONORS, AND QUEUES HAVE FORMED AT CENTRES.

    IRBID, THE SECOND CITY IN JORDAN AND THE CAPITAL OF THE NORTHERN DISTRICT, HAS BEEN SHELLED ALMOST DAILY FOR THE PAST FEW WEEKS. SUNDAY'S FIRE CAME FROM THE OCCUPIED GOLAN HEIGHTS, 12 MILES (20 KMS) TO THE NORTH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABM3Z6EF0T72QDW5NRUMT1F0MQ
    Media URN:
    VLVABM3Z6EF0T72QDW5NRUMT1F0MQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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