• Short Summary

    ISRAELI PLANES AND JORDANIAN TANKS CLASHED ON THE EAST BANK OF THE RIVER JORDAN TODAY (TUESDAY) IN WHAT APPEARED TO BE THE FIERCEST MILITARY ACTION BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES SINCE THE END OF THE MIDDLE EAST WAR LAST JUNE.

  • Description

    ISRAELI PLANES AND JORDANIAN TANKS CLASHED ON THE EAST BANK OF THE RIVER JORDAN TODAY (TUESDAY) IN WHAT APPEARED TO BE THE FIERCEST MILITARY ACTION BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES SINCE THE END OF THE MIDDLE EAST WAR LAST JUNE. A JORDANIAN MILITARY SPOKESMAN IN AMMAN SAID TWO ISRAELI AIRCRAFT WERE SHOT DOWN. HE SAID THE CLASH BEGAN WHEN ISRAELI PLANES STRAFED A PALESTINE REFUGEES CAMP, SCENE OF FIGHTING YESTERDAY. AN ISRAELI ARMY SPOKESMAN IN TEL AVIV SAID THE PLANES WENT INTO ACTION AGAINST JORDANIAN TANKS AFTER AN ARTILLERY BARRAGE ON ISRAELI FORCES FROM ACROSS THE RIVER JORDAN. BOTH SIDES ACCUSED THE OTHER OF STARTING YESTERDAY'S FIGHTING WHICH ACCORDING TO THE JORDANIAN AUTHORITIES LEFT 14 DEAD AND 28 WOUNDED.

    THE JORDANIAN AUTHORITIES SAID THAT YESTERDAY'S INCIDENT BEGAN WHEN ISRAELI GUNS SHELLED THE PALESTINE REFUGEE CAMP AT KARAMA. DURING THE ACTION, THE JORDANIANS SAY, TWO MOSQUES, A SCHOOL, AND A POLICE STATION WERE DEMOLISHED.

    DEAD AND WOUNDED WERE RUSHED TO THE GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL AT SALT, NEAR AMMAN, WHERE THESE PICTURES WERE TAKEN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACNQ3A032V1Y7ULX16EBH4MS8
    Media URN:
    VLVACNQ3A032V1Y7ULX16EBH4MS8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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