• Short Summary

    AT THE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE IN DIYARBAKIR, TURKEY, ELEVEN YOUNG MEN ARRESTED FOR THE ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF ARMS AND EXPLOSIVES, ADMITTED THAT THEY HAD BEEN TRAINED BY EL FATAH COMMANDOS TO SABOTAGE VARIOUS BUILDINGS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, INCLUDING THE UNITED STATES AND ISRAELI EMBASSIES IN ANKARA.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT. PUBLIC PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE IN DIYARBAKIR
    0.06

    2.
    SV STEN GUNS & AMMUNITION ON DISPLAY (2 SHOTS)
    0.14

    3.
    SV OFFICIAL EXAMINING GUN
    0.21

    4.
    SV ARRESTED STUDENT BEING QUESTIONED
    0.26

    5.
    CU WEAPONS & AMMUNITION
    0.34

    6.
    SV ANOTHER ARRESTED STUDENT QUESTIONED
    0.40

    7.
    SV SACKS OF GRENADES ON DISPLAY
    0.42

    8.
    SV ALI TENK BEING QUESTIONED-NOT A STUDENT
    0.45

    9.
    GV EXT. ISRAELI EMBASSY IN ANKARA (2 SHOTS)
    0.53

    10.
    GV US EMBASSY IN ANKARA (3 SHOTS)
    1.06



    Initials LD/VS/PW/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AT THE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE IN DIYARBAKIR, TURKEY, ELEVEN YOUNG MEN ARRESTED FOR THE ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF ARMS AND EXPLOSIVES, ADMITTED THAT THEY HAD BEEN TRAINED BY EL FATAH COMMANDOS TO SABOTAGE VARIOUS BUILDINGS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, INCLUDING THE UNITED STATES AND ISRAELI EMBASSIES IN ANKARA.

    SEVEN OF THE MEN ARE STUDENTS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY AND TWO FROM ERZURUM ATATURK UNIVERSITY; THE OTHER TWO ARE NON-STUDENTS.

    AMONG THE ARMS ON DISPLAY-SAID TO HAVE BEEN TAKEN FROM THE ELEVEN MEN-WERE FOUR STEN GUNS SEVERAL ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION, FOUR SACKS OF TNT EXPLOSIVES AND FIFTEEN HAND-GRENADES.

    DURING THE INITIAL INTERROGATION, THE ARRESTED MEN ADMITTED THAT THEY HAD BEEN TRAINED AT AN EL FATAH GUERILLA CAMP IN JORDAN-AND THEY WERE THEN CHARGED WITH THE ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF ARMS AND EXPLOSIVES AND TRAVELLING OUT OF TURKEY WITHOUT PASSPORTS.

    OFFICIAL SOURCES REPORT THAT 138 EL FATAH-TRAINED TURKS HAVE BEEN SENT BACK TO TURKEY, AND A WIDE SEARCH IS UNDER WAY. ALREADY FIFTEEN ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE THIS WEEK.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABXK85877AX6C8WR61CMK1DMUK
    Media URN:
    VLVABXK85877AX6C8WR61CMK1DMUK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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