• Short Summary

    THE CENTRAL POST OFFICE AT GIA DINH, A SAIGON SUBURB, WAS THE TARGET OF A VIETCONG BOMB AT THE WEEKEND DURING A NEW WAVE OF TERRORIST ACTIVITY IN THE SOUTH VIETNAM CAPITAL.

  • Description

    THE CENTRAL POST OFFICE AT GIA DINH, A SAIGON SUBURB, WAS THE TARGET OF A VIETCONG BOMB AT THE WEEKEND DURING A NEW WAVE OF TERRORIST ACTIVITY IN THE SOUTH VIETNAM CAPITAL. SEVEN PEOPLE WERE INJURED -- FIVE OF THEM BELONGING TO THE POST MASTER'S FAMILY.

    THE BLAST DAMAGED 80 PER CENT OF THE BUILDING AND TORE A HOLE IN THE ROOF.

    THE SAME NIGHT IN GIA DINH, TWO YOUTH THREW A HAND GRENADE AT A GROUP OF CIVIL DEFENCE VOLUNTEERS, WOUNDED A WOMEN PASSER-BY.

    THE EXPLOSIONS WERE TWO OF SEVEN INCIDENTS INVOLVING EXPLOSIVES IN SAIGON ON SATURDAY (26 APRIL) WHICH KILLED SEVEN PEOPLE ON THE 4,106TH ANNIVERSARY OF VIETNAM'S FOUNDER KING HUNG VUONG.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAECPPS8DK1L3KHDAO731U0XK65
    Media URN:
    VLVAECPPS8DK1L3KHDAO731U0XK65
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1969
    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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