• Short Summary

    Friction between Bengalis and Biharis has continued in Bangladesh, with Bengali troops searching Bihari enclaves outside Dacca and splitting families into separate camps.

  • Description

    1.
    GTV PAN Mipur Colony
    0.11

    2.
    CU Families seated on ground (3 shots)
    0.21

    3.
    GV & CU People queue with ration cards outside ration shop (2 shots)
    0.26

    4.
    SV & CU Officials examine rationing cards (2 shots)
    0.32

    5.
    SCU Food being distributed (2 shots)
    0.42

    6.
    GV Deserted area of Colony
    0.47

    7.
    LV Pond searched for weapons; Bangladesh soldier looks on.
    0.51

    8.
    SV Ditto (3 shots)
    1.09

    9.
    SV Recovered arms on bank. PAN TO Bengali soldiers
    1.12

    10.
    GV Biharis clear lily patch
    1.20

    11.
    SV Bengali soldier unwraps hidden rifle.
    1.31

    12.
    SV Bengali troops with recovered arms
    1.38

    13.
    GV Guards at gate of Murapara Camp
    1.41

    14.
    SV & CU Women and children in camp (4 shots)
    1.50

    15.
    SCU INT Doctor examines child
    2.02

    16.
    SV & CU INT People wait and watch as cooked food is distributed (2 shots)
    2.11

    17.
    CU Father holding child.
    2.14



    Initials BB/1730 WLW/MR/1810



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Friction between Bengalis and Biharis has continued in Bangladesh, with Bengali troops searching Bihari enclaves outside Dacca and splitting families into separate camps. Several thousand Biharis have been detailed in a search for former collaborators with the Pakistan Government.

    This film focuses on Bengali troop activity in the Bihari enclave at Mirpur, a Dacca suburb, and shows activity at nearby Murapera Camp--where several thousand women, children and old men have been sent after their menfolk were detained in jail.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACYQ1VA5EUGWRPQU51OLTSQLSH
    Media URN:
    VLVACYQ1VA5EUGWRPQU51OLTSQLSH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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