• Short Summary

    A BOOBY-TRAPPED BICYCLE EXPLODED IN A SAIGON STREET YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) KILLING THREE PEOPLE AND INJURING FOUR OTHERS.

  • Description

    A BOOBY-TRAPPED BICYCLE EXPLODED IN A SAIGON STREET YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) KILLING THREE PEOPLE AND INJURING FOUR OTHERS.THE AREA WAS CORDONED OFF BY VIETNAMESE AND AMERICAN MILITARY POLICEMEN WHO WERE RUSHED TO THE SCENE.

    THE POLICE SAID THE BICYCLE HAD BEEN LOADED WITH ABOUT SIX POUNDS OF PLASTIC EXPLOSIVE AND HAD BEEN PARKED BY THE KERB FOR OVER AN HOUR BEFORE THE FATAL BLAST.

    THE DEAD AND INJURED WERE PEDESTRIANS.THE EXPLOSION ALSO BADLY DAMAGED A PARKED VIETNAMESE ARMY LORRY AND HURLED BIG PIECES OF PAVEMENT A HUNDRED YARDS AWAY.

    (VIET CONG GUERRILLAS YESTERDAY LAUNCHED A FULL SCALE ATTACK ON A SOUTH VIETNAMESE TOWN ONLY 60 MILES (100 KILOMETRES) NORTH OF THE CAPITAL.AMERICAN SPOKESMEN SAID AT FIRST THAT FOURTEEN U.S.SERVICEMEN IN THE AREA HAD BEEN KILLED BUT LATER IT WAS FOUND THAT ONLY ONE MAN WAS KILLED AND SIX MISSING.THIRTEEN OTHERS WERE WOUNDED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADJFVWDFR0TG3VEKNMS83PGYJ4
    Media URN:
    VLVADJFVWDFR0TG3VEKNMS83PGYJ4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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