• Short Summary

    POLICE IN PARIS THREW UP SCORES OF ROAD BLOCKS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) AND LAST NIGHT, AS PART OF A GOVERNMENT DRIVE TO STEM THE SPREAD OF VIOLENCE IN THE CITY.

  • Description

    POLICE IN PARIS THREW UP SCORES OF ROAD BLOCKS YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) AND LAST NIGHT, AS PART OF A GOVERNMENT DRIVE TO STEM THE SPREAD OF VIOLENCE IN THE CITY. THE GOVERNMENT IS TAKING THE URGENT MEASURES FOLLOWING PLASTIC BOMB EXPLOSIONS AT THREE PARIS BANKS LAST WEEKEND.

    THE MEASURES INCLUDE SPECIALIST SQUADS OF PLAIN CLOTHES POLICE, FIRST USED AGAINST OAS ARMY TERRORISTS IN THE EARLY 1960's. AN INTERIOR MINISTRY SPOKESMAN SAID THE SQUADS WERE MADE UP OF VETERANS IN THE 'FIGHT AGAINST SUBVERSION".

    PARIS POLICE PUT UP 233 ROAD BLOCKS IN THE CITY STREETS, AND MORE THAN 1,000 CARS AND 100 PEDESTRIANS WERE CHECKED DURING THE NIGHT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE3EVMYQJ6MM7B00OKA7EZ4PDC
    Media URN:
    VLVAE3EVMYQJ6MM7B00OKA7EZ4PDC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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