• Short Summary

    PALESTINE GUERILLA LEADER YASSER ARAFAT WAS AMONG THE MANY PEOPLE ATTENDING A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR KHALED YASHROUTI, LATE HEAD OF THE PALESTINE NATIONAL FUND AND MEMBER OF AL-FATEH'S EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE IN BEIRUT ON THURSDAY (26 FEBRUARY).

  • Description

    PALESTINE GUERILLA LEADER YASSER ARAFAT WAS AMONG THE MANY PEOPLE ATTENDING A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR KHALED YASHROUTI, LATE HEAD OF THE PALESTINE NATIONAL FUND AND MEMBER OF AL-FATEH'S EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE IN BEIRUT ON THURSDAY (26 FEBRUARY). YASHROUTI, AN ENGINEER, WAS KILLED WHILE WORKING ON A BUILDING SITE SIX WEEKS AGO WHEN A STONE STRUCK HIS HEAD.

    OTHERS ATTENDING THE MEMORIAL SERVICE IN BEIRUT'S UNESCO BUILDING WERE LEBANESE MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR KAMAL JUMBLATT, FORMER CHIEF OF STAFF GENERAL EMILE BUSTANI AND FORMER PRIME MINISTER SEAD SALAM.

    THE 34-YEAR-OLD YASHROUTI WAS REPORTED WIDELY RESPECTED BY MANY ARAB LEADERS.

    ARAFAT MADE A SPECIAL TRIP TO LEBANON FROM JORDAN TO ATTEND THE MEMORIAL, THE FIRST OF ITS KIND TO BE ATTENDED BY SO MANY OFFICIALS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE9405GGMZUXIJ8F427LM0VSS3
    Media URN:
    VLVAE9405GGMZUXIJ8F427LM0VSS3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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