• Short Summary

    A BIG MILITARY OPERATION IS IN PROGRESS IN THE PONTIAN DISTRICT OF JOHORE, SOUTHERN MALAYA, FOLLOWING THE LANDING OF A GROUP OF INDONESIANS ON MAY 30.

  • Description

    A BIG MILITARY OPERATION IS IN PROGRESS IN THE PONTIAN DISTRICT OF JOHORE, SOUTHERN MALAYA, FOLLOWING THE LANDING OF A GROUP OF INDONESIANS ON MAY 30.PONTIAN IS A FISHING VILLAGE ON THE WEST COAST AND THE AREA IS PREDOMINANTLY JAVANESE.IN THE OPERATION, SECURITY FORCES MADE NO FRESH CONTACT WITH THE INFILTRATORS, BUT THE HUNT CONTINUES.

    THE INDONESIANS BROUGHT WITH THEM MORTARS, GRENADES, MORTAR SHELLS, PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS, EXPLOSIVES AND VARIOUS OTHER TYPES OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION.THEY ARE BELIEVED TO BE HIDING IN THE MUDDY JUNGLE SWAMPS.SECURITY FORCES HAVE SO FAR CAPTURED THREE OF THEM AND A LARGE QUANTITY OF ARMS, AMMUNITION AND EQUIPMENT.

    SECURITY FORCES HAVE FOUND THE BODY OF A MALAY FISHERMAN KILLED BY THE INDONESIANS WHEN HE REFUSED TO ACT AS GUIDE.THE BODY WAS TAKEN BACK TO THE OPERATIONAL HEADQUARTERS FOR IDENTIFICATIONS BY HIS RELATIVES.

    (MEANWHILE IN PENGGARAN AREA, ABOUT 150 MILES EAST OF PONTIAN, SECURITY FORCES WERE REPORTED CLOSING IN ON THE REMNANTS OF THE OTHER SMALL GROUP OF INDONESIANS WHICH LANDED EARLIER ON SUNDAY.IN THIS OPERATION, SECURITY FORCES HAVE KILLED SEVERAL AND CAPTURED MORE THAN 10 INDONESIANS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADOJJEFF4VKNYJA4X2FU1LX4BQ
    Media URN:
    VLVADOJJEFF4VKNYJA4X2FU1LX4BQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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