• Short Summary

    THE PLAIN OF CARS, WHERE TODAY (TUESDAY) GENERAL KONG LE WAS REPORTED TO BE HOLDING A THIN STRIP IN THE FOOTHILLS OF THE STRATEGIC PLAIN AS THE PRO-COMMUNIST PATHET LAO DEADLINE FOR HIS SURRENDER PASSED WITHOUT A NEW ATTACK.

  • Description

    THE PLAIN OF CARS, WHERE TODAY (TUESDAY) GENERAL KONG LE WAS REPORTED TO BE HOLDING A THIN STRIP IN THE FOOTHILLS OF THE STRATEGIC PLAIN AS THE PRO-COMMUNIST PATHET LAO DEADLINE FOR HIS SURRENDER PASSED WITHOUT A NEW ATTACK. THE PATHET LAO FORCES HAD GIVEN GENERAL KONG LE UNTIL YESTERDAY TO SURRENDER.

    ACCORDING TO REPORTS REACHING VIENTIANE, GENERAL KONG LE'S GOVERNMENT FORCES, COMPRISING TROOPS OF THE NEUTRALIST AND RIGHT-WING FACTIONS, HAD TO RETREAT ACROSS THE PLAIN OF JARS LEAVING BEHIND 300 DEAD AND WOUNDED.

    WHILE THE FIGHTING CONTINUES BRITAIN, RUSSIA, AND THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROL COMMISSION ARE TRYING TO SEND A DELEGATION TO CENTRAL LAOS TO ASK PRINCE SOUPHANOUVONG - THE PATHET LAO LEADER WHO IS HALF-BROTHER OF THE NEUTRALIST PREMIER, PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA - TO STOP THE FIGHTING. MEANWHILE THE SITUATION REMAINS CRITICAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE1WRW9PF20989ST1HWJ1OQTZ4
    Media URN:
    VLVAE1WRW9PF20989ST1HWJ1OQTZ4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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