• Short Summary

    A day-long curfew was imposed in Istanbul on Sunday (23 January as security forces instituted an intensive search of the city for left-wing extremists.

  • Description

    A day-long curfew was imposed in Istanbul on Sunday (23 January as security forces instituted an intensive search of the city for left-wing extremists. More than 80,000 armed troops and police formed patrols to carry out house-to-house checks, with orders to shoot if resistance was met. No incidents were reported.

    The operation was ordered after the arrest on Friday of a woman leader of the Turkish Peoples Liberation Army, who've been blamed by officials for terrorism in Turkey.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADA0X58Q8GTPQXZ0RMEJRZIKQT
    Media URN:
    VLVADA0X58Q8GTPQXZ0RMEJRZIKQT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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