• Short Summary

    ALL AIRLINKS BETWEEN INDONESIA AND THE OUTSIDE WORLD WERE SUSPENDED TODAY (MONDAY) BECAUSE OF THE CONFUSED SITUATION IN THE REPUBLIC FOLLOWING LAST FRIDAY'S ATTEMPT TO OUST PRESIDENT SUKARNO.

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    ALL AIRLINKS BETWEEN INDONESIA AND THE OUTSIDE WORLD WERE SUSPENDED TODAY (MONDAY) BECAUSE OF THE CONFUSED SITUATION IN THE REPUBLIC FOLLOWING LAST FRIDAY'S ATTEMPT TO OUST PRESIDENT SUKARNO. DJAKARTA RADIO ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT THE INDONESIAN ARMY HAD CRUSHED. THE REMNANTS OF THE "SEPTEMBER 30" REBEL FORCE. BUT MALAYSIA RADIO SAID FIGHTING WAS STILL GOING-ON IN THE COUNTRYSIDE BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT TROOPS AND THE COMMUNISTS, WHO IT ALLEGED, WERE BEHIND THE COUP.

    ON FRIDAY (1ST OCTOBER) AFTER FIRST REPORTS OF AN ATTEMPT COUP FILTERED OUT GOVERNMENT TROOPS WERE OUT IN FORCE PATROLLING DJAKARTA STREETS, AND GUARDING MAIN GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS AND INSTALLATIONS.

    DIPLOMATIC SOURCES IN DJAKARTA LAST NIGHT (SUNDAY) REPORTED THAT THE COUP FORCES WERE RETREATING TOWARDS SERANG, ABOUT 80-MILES (12 KMS) WEST OF THE CAPITAL. PRESIDENT SUKARNO, IN WHOSE NAME THE ARMY IS ACTING, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) MADE TWO BRIEF BROADCASTS OVER DJAKARTA RADIO, BUT IT IS NOT KNOWN WHETHER THEY WERE LIVE OR RECORDED. HE SAID HE WAS WELL AND IN COMMAND OF THE SITUATION. DJAKARTA RADIO BROADCAST LOYALTY PLEDGES FROM ALL INDONESIAN POLITICAL PARTIES EXCEPT THE COMMUNISTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD9OTBKBDL00CKAH6XW7P92HXL
    Media URN:
    VLVAD9OTBKBDL00CKAH6XW7P92HXL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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