• Short Summary

    A SMALL BAND OF INDONESIAN BASED INSURGENTS FIRED ON A BUS THIRTEEN MILES FROM SIMANGGANG, SOUTHERN SARAWAK, LATE LAST FRIDAY (OCTOBER 25).

  • Description

    A SMALL BAND OF INDONESIAN BASED INSURGENTS FIRED ON A BUS THIRTEEN MILES FROM SIMANGGANG, SOUTHERN SARAWAK, LATE LAST FRIDAY (OCTOBER 25). TWO PASSENGERS ON THE BUS WERE HOSPITALISED.

    A REPORT OF THE ATTACK ON THE SERIAN-SIMANGGANG ROAD SAID THE BUS WAS DAMAGED IN THE FIRST DAYLIGHT ATTACK ON A VEHICLE IN SARAWAK.

    THE INSURGENTS OPENED FIRE ON THE BUS AS IT APPROACHED AND WHEN IT STOPPED, THEY ROBBED THE DRIVER, CONDUCTOR AND PASSENGERS. THEY THEN THREW A HAND GRENADE WHICH BADLY DAMAGED THE REAR PORTION OF THE VEHICLE. SECURITY FORCES CORDONED OFF THE AREA BUT FOUND NO TRACE OF THE INSURGENTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEFDNFJGM9O53W2T9WKQMKOX57
    Media URN:
    VLVAEFDNFJGM9O53W2T9WKQMKOX57
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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