• Short Summary

    AN APARTMENT BLOCK IN THE HEART OF SAIGON HAS BEEN THE OBJECT OF THE FIRST TERRORIST BOMB ATTACK TO HIT THE DOWNTOWN AREA IN SEVERAL MONTHS.

  • Description

    AN APARTMENT BLOCK IN THE HEART OF SAIGON HAS BEEN THE OBJECT OF THE FIRST TERRORIST BOMB ATTACK TO HIT THE DOWNTOWN AREA IN SEVERAL MONTHS. ON FRIDAY (14 MARCH) THE BOMB EXPLODED ON THE SEVENTH FLOOR OF A BUILDING WHERE SEVERAL SOUTH VIETNAMESE POLITICIANS HAVE OFFICES.

    MOST CRITICAL INJURED WAS A SOUTH VIETNAMESE POLICEMAN WHO WAS ATTEMPTING TO DEACTIVATE THE BOMB WHEN IT EXPLODED. OTHERS WERE SLIGHTLY INJURED. THE BOMB, WHICH EXPLODED ON THE STAIRS, WAS REPORTED TO HAVE A VIET CONG BANNER ATTACHED TO IT. THE EXPLOSION TOOK PLACE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE AFTERNOON AND LARGE CROWDS QUICKLY GATHERED TO WATCH THE INJURED BEING TREATED AND TAKEN AWAY WHILE AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATED THE BOMBING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE7IH6KIWAV8QAKIT1KUSC6XQK
    Media URN:
    VLVAE7IH6KIWAV8QAKIT1KUSC6XQK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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