• Short Summary

    ALMOST 9,000 ARAB REFUGEES HAVE BEEN FOUND TEMPORARY SHELTER BY THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC GOVERNMENT IN FIVE VILLAGES IN "LIBERATION PROVINCE" -- NORTH OF SALMUT -- WHERE HUGE REFUGEE CAMPS HAVE BEEN SET UP TO TEND ARABS FLEEING FROM THE EAST BANK OF THE SUEZ CANAL.

  • Description

    ALMOST 9,000 ARAB REFUGEES HAVE BEEN FOUND TEMPORARY SHELTER BY THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC GOVERNMENT IN FIVE VILLAGES IN "LIBERATION PROVINCE" -- NORTH OF SALMUT -- WHERE HUGE REFUGEE CAMPS HAVE BEEN SET UP TO TEND ARABS FLEEING FROM THE EAST BANK OF THE SUEZ CANAL. AT THE LAST COUNT, AS OF JULY THE 10TH, WERE 8,689 REFUGEES IN THE CAMPS.

    THE REFUGEE CAMP IN "LIBERATION PROVINCE" -- OTHERWISE CALLED PAHRIA PROVINCE -- IS SITUATED ON THE WEST BANK OF THE NILE DELTA, IN A RECLAIMED LAND AREA.

    ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL EGYPTIAN INFORMATION SERVICE, MANY OF THE REFUGEES HAVE BEEN FORCED AT GUN-POINT LEAVE THEIR HOMES IN GAZA AND OTHER TOWNS EAST OF SUEZ.

    ALL THE REFUGEES ARE SAID TO BE CIVILIANS WHO HAD FLED "IN THE FACE OF HORRIBLE ATROCITIES COMMITTED BY THE ISRAELI AGGRESSORS," ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL INFORMATION SERVICE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACSW57Z8C2SWFXIB5C6CTVFENI
    Media URN:
    VLVACSW57Z8C2SWFXIB5C6CTVFENI
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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