• Short Summary

    At least 20 gunmen, believed to be right-wing extremists, are holding an estimated 230 people inside a Barcelona bank.

  • Description

    Scene around the bank Wounded hostages being put on stretcher outside bank; Other hostages, some apparently in pain being carried to ambulance; Police with guns surrounding bank.





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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: At least 20 gunmen, believed to be right-wing extremists, are holding an estimated 230 people inside a Barcelona bank. One of the hostages, some suffering from shock, have since been released. Many of the remaining hostages are women. Police are trying to negotiate the release of more hostages. The gunmen are demanding the release of officers, alleged to have led the abortive military coup earlier this year. They are General Luis Torres Rojas, Lieutenant-Colonel Antonio Tejero Molina, Pedro Mas Olivar and Jose Ignacio San Martin.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC1XS955JT82Y2X2KPNXRNCLG7
    Media URN:
    VLVAC1XS955JT82Y2X2KPNXRNCLG7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1981
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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