• Short Summary

    JORDANIAN SECURITY FORCES ON SUNDAY SEARCHED THE COMMERCIAL DISTRICT OF AMMAN, AS THEY CONTINUE TO LOOK FOR ARMS BANNED UNDER AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE AUTHORITIES AND PALESTINE COMMANDOES.

  • Description

    JORDANIAN SECURITY FORCES ON SUNDAY SEARCHED THE COMMERCIAL DISTRICT OF AMMAN, AS THEY CONTINUE TO LOOK FOR ARMS BANNED UNDER AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE AUTHORITIES AND PALESTINE COMMANDOES.

    THE PREVIOUS DAY, A SEARCH OF JEBEL NUZHA AND HUSSEIN CAMP IN AMMAN UNCOVERED BANNED WEAPONS, INCLUDING ROCKETS, MINES, MORTAR SHELLS, INCENDIARY BOMBS, ANTI-ARMOUR GUNS, WIRELESS EQUIPMENT AND EXPLOSIVES.

    GOVERNMENT FORCES HAVE BEEN CONDUCTING SEARCHES FOR ARMS SINCE THE WITHDRAWAL FROM AMMAN OF THE PALESTINIAN GUERRILLA IN EARLY APRIL, AFTER THE SETTLEMENT OF THE RECENT TWO-WEEK CRISIS BETWEEN THE TWO SIDES.

    SYNOPSIS: IN THE DISTRICT OF THE GRAND HUSSEIN MOSQUE IN AMMAN ON SUNDAY, JORDANIAN SECURITY FORCES CONTINUED THE SEARCH FOR ARMS BANNED UNDER AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE AUTHORITIES AND PALESTINE COMMANDOES.

    THE SEARCHES HAVE BEEN PROCEEDING SINCE THE EARLY APRIL SETTLEMENT BETWEEN THE JORDAN GOVERNMENT AND THE PALESTINIAN GUERRILLAS OF THE TWO-WEEK CRISIS WHICH FLARED UP BETWEEN THE TWO SIDES.

    THE PREVIOUS DAY IN AMMAN, A SEARCH OF JEBEL NUZHA AND HUSSEIN CAMP UNCOVERED BANNED WEAPONS WHICH INCLUDED ROCKETS, MINES, MORTAR SHELLS, INCENDIARY BOMBS, ANTI-ARMOUR GUNS, WIRELESS EQUIPMENT, AND EXPLOSIVES.

    IN NORTH JORDAN ON SUNDAY A JORDANIAN SOLDIER WAS KILLED WHEN HE WALKED INTO A BOOBY TRAP DURING A SIMILAR ARMS SEARCH NEAR THE JORDAN-SYRIAN BORDER, ACCORDING TO JORDANIAN MILITARY SPOKESMEN.

    MEANWHILE IN AMMAN, THE SITUATION WAS STEADILY BECOMING MORE STABLE AS SEARCHES CONTINUED.

    SHOPKEEPERS IN THE COMMERCIAL AREA GENERALLY CO-OPERATED WITH SECURITY FORCES, TRADE WAS NOT DISRUPTED, AND TRAFFIC WAS NORMAL.

    SHOPPERS IN THE STREETS COULD OFTEN BE SEEN SHAKING HANDS WITH SOLDIERS OR POLICEMEN.

    THE DRIVE ON CONCEALED ARMS IS PARTLY IN PREPARATION FOR THE CELEBRATION ON MONDAY OF THE 50TH. ANNIVERSARY OF THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADWLD4X2S482SZDTOPS1F7CQBR
    Media URN:
    VLVADWLD4X2S482SZDTOPS1F7CQBR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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