• Short Summary

    Police used tear gas to disperse demonstrators outside the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi yesterday, 3rd February, 1971.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Tear gas fired at demonstrators outside Pakistan High Commission
    0.05

    2.
    LV & CU Demonstrators rush High Commission gates & attempt to climb them police stop them (2 shots)
    0.16

    3.
    LV & CU Pakistanis throw stones (2 shots)
    0.21

    4.
    SV Demonstrators throw stones at High Commission
    0.35

    5.
    SV PAN High Commission staff on roof
    0.40

    6.
    LV Demonstrators at High Commission gates
    0.46

    7.
    CU & LV Police fire tear gas at demonstrators who scatter (3 shots)
    1.01

    8.
    LVs & CU Demonstrators kick gas canisters (3 shots)
    1.14

    9.
    Policemen & rioters scuffle outside High Commission gates. Policemen with wicker shields
    1.25

    10.
    LV & CU Police & rioters at High Commission gates (2 shots)
    1.38

    11.
    SCU Turbaned rioter on ground as others rush past towards gate
    1.45

    12.
    Police at gate
    1.49

    13.
    Demonstrators taken inside High Commission grounds
    1.54

    14.
    Demonstrators being dispersed
    1.57



    Initials BB/2141 SGM/2314



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Police used tear gas to disperse demonstrators outside the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi yesterday, 3rd February, 1971. They were protesting against the destruction of an Indian Airlines aircraft at Lahore after it had been hi-jacked there.

    The Indian Airlines aircraft, a Fokker Friendship, was blown up by its hi-jackers, described as Kashmiri freedom fighters. The Indian Minister of aviation described the destruction of the aircraft as an outrage. A Government spokesman said that the Pakistan Government had given an assurance that it was committed to return the aircraft.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC28OEM8UU85JMS6F5EWTG62DK
    Media URN:
    VLVAC28OEM8UU85JMS6F5EWTG62DK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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