• Short Summary

    THERE WAS A NEW FLARE-UP IN THE ISRAEL-SYRIA BORDER DISPUTE YESTERDAY (MONDAY), WHEN TANKS WERE USED AGAINST EACH OTHER.

  • Description

    THERE WAS A NEW FLARE-UP IN THE ISRAEL-SYRIA BORDER DISPUTE YESTERDAY (MONDAY), WHEN TANKS WERE USED AGAINST EACH OTHER. AS ISRAELI ARMY SPOKESMAN SAID THAT TOW SYRIAN TANKS WERE SET ON FIRE AND A THIRD WAS HIT. A SYRIAN SPOKESMAN SAID ONE ISRAELI TANK WAS DESTROYED AND THERE HAD PROBABLY BEEN LOSS OF LIFE ON THE ISRAELI SIDE. LATER, AT THE UNITED NATIONS, ISRAEL ACCUSED SYRIA OF AGGRESSION.

    ISRAEL SAID THAT SYRIA OPENED FIRE ON THE KIBBUTZ TEL KATZIR YESTERDAY (MONDAY). FIVE MINUTES LATER ISRAELI TANKS RETURNED THE FIRE, ACCORDING TO THE ISRAELI REPORTS, AND SCORED DIRECT HITS ON TWO SYRIAN TANKS, AND DAMAGED A THIRD.

    SYRIA ACCUSED ISRAELI FORCES OF OPENING FIRE ON ARAB CITIZENS AND ALSO FIRING ON SYRIAN AN MILITARY OUTPOSTS, A MILITARY SPOKESMAN IN DAMASCUS SAID THAT SYRIAN GUNS RETURNED THE FIRE, DESTROYING AN ENEMY TANK. THE SYRIANS SUFFERED NO CASUALTIES, HE ADDED.

    THE TANK DUEL LASTED ONLY 15 MINUTES, BUT SHOOTING ACROSS THIS EXPLOSIVE FRONTIER RUMBLED ON FOR FOUR HOURS BEFORE THE UNITED NATIONS TRUCE SUPERVISION ORGANISATION FINALLY ARRANGED A CEASEFIRE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEBKG5QPHF3SNM1H2VSS5JHOSU
    Media URN:
    VLVAEBKG5QPHF3SNM1H2VSS5JHOSU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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