• Short Summary

    TWENTY THOUSAND FRENCH TROOPS AND RIOT POLICE WITH ARMOURED CARS OCCUPIED WESTERN ALGIERS FEB. 24, AFTER 31 PEOPLE, 20 OF THEM MOSLEMS HAD BEEN KILLED IN PITCHED BATTLES BETWEEN EUROPEAN AND MOSLEMS., THE TROUBLE STARTED IN THE EUROPEAN DISTRICT OF BAB-EL-QUED WHEN A MOSLEM SHOT AND KILLED A EUROPEAN TAXI DRIVER.

  • Description

    TWENTY THOUSAND FRENCH TROOPS AND RIOT POLICE WITH ARMOURED CARS OCCUPIED WESTERN ALGIERS FEB. 24, AFTER 31 PEOPLE, 20 OF THEM MOSLEMS HAD BEEN KILLED IN PITCHED BATTLES BETWEEN EUROPEAN AND MOSLEMS., THE TROUBLE STARTED IN THE EUROPEAN DISTRICT OF BAB-EL-QUED WHEN A MOSLEM SHOT AND KILLED A EUROPEAN TAXI DRIVER.

    EUROPEAN STARTED SHOOTING FROM BALCONIES AND DOORWAYS AT EVERY MOSLEMLIN SIGHT. GUNFIRE CRISS-CROSSED STREETS, WINDOWS AND ALLEYWAYS. THE AUTHORITIES THINK THE WAVE OF VIOLENCE IS PART OF A PLAN BY THE SECRET ARMY ORGANIZATION TO WRECK THE HOPE OF A CEASE-FIRE.

    IN RECENT WEEKS THE SECRET ARMY ORGANIZATION HAS INCREASED ITS CAMPAIGN OF TERROR AND VIOLENCE. SECURITY FORCES PATROL THE STREETS IN AN ATTEMPT TO CLAMP DOWN ON THE WAVE OF BLOODSHED. CARS ARE SCHECKED NIGHT AND DAY AT VARIOUS ROADBLOCKS THROUGHOUT THE CITY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC4ON511NIBOH36N6JB1T4WG90
    Media URN:
    VLVAC4ON511NIBOH36N6JB1T4WG90
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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