• Short Summary

    Cameroon Premier Ahidjo, accompanied by officials, visited the port of Douala, Apl 8, to survey damage caused by raiders the previous night.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Plane arrives.
    0.04

    2.
    SV Guard of honour.
    0.08

    3.
    LV Ahidjo out of plane, greeted by officials.
    0.10

    4.
    CU Ditto.
    0.17

    5.
    CU Ahidjo.
    0.20

    6.
    CU Guard.
    0.24

    7.
    CU Ahidjo seated in car.
    0.25

    8.
    GV Car leaves.
    0.29

    9.
    GV Native quarters of Douala - pan to wrecked quarters.
    0.37

    10.
    LV Wrecked native houses.
    0.41

    11.
    SV Ditto.
    0.45

    12.
    GV Wrecked house.
    0.49

    13.
    SV PAN..Ditto.
    0.56

    14.
    LV Wrecked house and wrecked car.
    0.59

    15.
    CU Ditto.
    1.03

    16.
    GV TWO SHOTS..Main street with wrecked houses.
    1.09



    Initials LSW/S/AW/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Cameroon Premier Ahidjo, accompanied by officials, visited the port of Douala, Apl 8, to survey damage caused by raiders the previous night. Twenty-five of 200 attackers were killed by security forces.

    The Cameroon, a member of the French Community until Jan 1 1960, is split by violent faction-fighting. A recently-legalised organisation, the Camerouns People's Union, claims independence is unreal, and French influence still strong: they have initiated raids for the last year.

    Friday's raid - the second in a week - was particularly ominous, since Sunday is election day for the newly independent state's first National Assembly.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADNI1ZZ1G8HY4I4PMM12QI02VW
    Media URN:
    VLVADNI1ZZ1G8HY4I4PMM12QI02VW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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