• Short Summary

    THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION'S MILITARY ATTACHE AND PRESSMEN WERE BRIEFED IN THE CAMBODIAN VILLAGE OF PREK CHREY ON FRIDAY (24 MAY) ON AN ALLEGED BORDER INCIDENT INVOLVING AMERICAN AND SOUTH VIETNAMESE FORCES.

  • Description

    THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION'S MILITARY ATTACHE AND PRESSMEN WERE BRIEFED IN THE CAMBODIAN VILLAGE OF PREK CHREY ON FRIDAY (24 MAY) ON AN ALLEGED BORDER INCIDENT INVOLVING AMERICAN AND SOUTH VIETNAMESE FORCES. THE INCIDENT WAS SAID TO HAVE OCCURRED ON TUESDAY NIGHT (21 MAY) RESULTING IN THE DEATH OF ONE CAMBODIAN SOLDIER AND THE WOUNDING OF FIVE OTHERS.

    THE CAMBODIAN INFORMATION MINISTER SAID THAT AMERICAN AND SOUTH VIETNAMESE FORCES CROSSED INTO CAMBODIAN TERRITORY FROM SOUTH VIETNAM AND ATTACKED THE CAMBODIAN BORDER POST WITH AUTOMATIC RIFLES AND HAND GRENADES. THE RAIDERS WERE ALLEGED TO HAVE RETURNED TO SOUTH VIETNAM, ACROSS THE BASSAC RIVER BOUNDARY, IN TWO BOATS, STOLEN FROM THE CAMBODIAN VILLAGE.

    THE VILLAGE OF PREK CHREY IS SIXTY MILES SOUTH OF PHNOM PENH, AND IS 500 METRES (YARDS) INSIDE CAMBODIAN TERRITORY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABTWNPZAUYCQWQXLKL1KPF5P3X
    Media URN:
    VLVABTWNPZAUYCQWQXLKL1KPF5P3X
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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