• Short Summary

    FOUR TONS OF CZECHOSLOVAK ARMS, BELIEVED TO BE DESTINED FOR NORTHERN IRELAND, ARE BEING HELD BY POLICE IN AMSTERDAM.

  • Description

    FOUR TONS OF CZECHOSLOVAK ARMS, BELIEVED TO BE DESTINED FOR NORTHERN IRELAND, ARE BEING HELD BY POLICE IN AMSTERDAM. THE CARGO OF 116 BOXES OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION WERE DISCOVERED ABOARD A BELGIAN CHARTER DC6 AIRCRAFT THAT LANDED AT SCHIPHOL AIRPORT FROM PRAGUE ON SATURDAY. THE POLICE HAVE NO PROOF THAT THE STENGUNS, RIFLES AND BAZOOKAS WERE INTENDED FOR USE IN NORTHERN IRELAND BY THE IRISH REPUBLICAN ARMY; BUT MAJOR E.E. GERRITSEN, AMSTERDAM'S POLICE COMMISSIONER, SAID THAT HE HAD REASON TO SUSPECT THIS WAS THE CASE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADCLROLFU0M16G77J0DONUSG4D
    Media URN:
    VLVADCLROLFU0M16G77J0DONUSG4D
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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