• Short Summary

    TWO POLICEMEN AND THREE CIVILIANS WERE INJURED IN TWO BOMB EXPLOSIONS IN THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF HONGKONG ISLAND LAST FRIDAY NIGHT (AUGUST 25).

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    POLICE JEEP; POLICE; SITE OF EXPLOSION; POLICE AND CROWD; SUSPECT INTO POLICE TRUCK; EXPLOSION SITE AND SUSPECT; MORE ARRESTS; VAN LOADED WITH SUSPECTS.




    Initials JP/V/BHH/JG



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    Background: TWO POLICEMEN AND THREE CIVILIANS WERE INJURED IN TWO BOMB EXPLOSIONS IN THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF HONGKONG ISLAND LAST FRIDAY NIGHT (AUGUST 25). THE INJURIES WERE NOT SERIOUS. POLICE WERE QUICKLY ON THE SCENE AND TOOK 49 PEOPLE INTO CUSTODY.

    THE INCIDENTS HAPPENED AFTER POLICE RECEIVED A REPORT OF A SUSPECTED BOMB. WHEN THE POLICE ARRIVED, BOMBS WERE THROWN AT THEM FROM A BUILDING. TWO POLICE INSPECTORS AND THREE CIVILIANS, INCLUDING A 12-YEAR-OLD BOY, WERE INJURED. POLICE AND TROOPS CORDONED OFF THE AREA. THEY SUSPECTED THAT THE BOMBS WERE THROWN FROM A NEARBY RESTAURANT AND DETAINED ALL THE PEOPLE INSIDE.

    EARLIER, FOUR BOMBS WERE FOUND ON HONGKONG ISLAND. POLICE ARRESTED SIX PEOPLE WHO WERE FOUND PUTTING A RED CLOTH NEAR ONE BOMB. OTHER EXPLOSIVE DEVICES WERE FOUND NEAR A STATUS OF QUEEN VICTORIA IN A PARK AND A PRIVATE DAM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC8BFFD5GSP0UZ95PC8LAOQM2A
    Media URN:
    VLVAC8BFFD5GSP0UZ95PC8LAOQM2A
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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