• Short Summary

    MARKET DAY IN AKAGBO, A VILLAGE TEN MILES SOUTH OF ENUGU, BRINGS TOGETHER BUYERS AND SELLERS FROM THE SURROUNDING COUNTRYSIDE, - AND PROVIDES A MEETING PLACE FOR PATIENTS AND INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL TEAMS READY TO HELP THEM: ALL THIS REMAINS UNAFFECTED BY THE WAR BETWEEN THE COUNTRY'S EASTERN REGION AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

  • Description

    MARKET DAY IN AKAGBO, A VILLAGE TEN MILES SOUTH OF ENUGU, BRINGS TOGETHER BUYERS AND SELLERS FROM THE SURROUNDING COUNTRYSIDE, - AND PROVIDES A MEETING PLACE FOR PATIENTS AND INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL TEAMS READY TO HELP THEM: ALL THIS REMAINS UNAFFECTED BY THE WAR BETWEEN THE COUNTRY'S EASTERN REGION AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

    NEARLY 4,000 PEOPLE 4,000 PEOPLE MEET IN THIS VILLAGE ON MARKET DAY, AND TRADE IN LOCAL PRODUCE OF ALL KINDS IS AS BRISK AS EVER.

    THIS PART OF THE COUNTRY HAS BEEN SPARED DISRUPTION BY THE WAR, AND IS UNDER THE PROTECTION OF THE FEDERAL ARMY.

    A SWEDISH DOCTOR AND HIS RED CROSS HELPER RUN THEIR MOBILE D'SPENSARY AMID THE BUSTLE OF THE MARKET, AND ARE KEPT BUSY TREATING MINOR AILMENTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACFWI6JEVQGXAQTLUWUKLT67NE
    Media URN:
    VLVACFWI6JEVQGXAQTLUWUKLT67NE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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