• Short Summary

    UNITED NATIONS TRUCE OBSERVERS ARE INVESTIGATING THE MINING OF A FREIGHT TRAIN ON THE FRONTIER OF ISRAEL AND JORDAN.

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    UNITED NATIONS TRUCE OBSERVERS ARE INVESTIGATING THE MINING OF A FREIGHT TRAIN ON THE FRONTIER OF ISRAEL AND JORDAN.

    THE TRAIN ON THE JERUSALEM-TELAVIV LINE WAS DERAILED BY AN ELECTRICALLY-DETONATED MINE AND THEN SPRAYED WITH BULLETS. ONE RAILWAY WORKER WAS SLIGHTLY INJURED. THE ENGINE AND TWO OF 15 TRUCKS WENT OFF THE TRACK.

    LODGING A COMPLAINT WITH JORDAN-ISRAELI MIXED ARMISTICE COMMISSION. ISRAELI OFFICIALS SAID TWO SIMILAR ATTEMPTS HAD BEEN MADE TO SABOTAGE THE LINE IN THE LAST FEW MONTHS.

    LEAFLETS FOUND NEAR THE SCENE OF THE BLAST WERE IN THE NAME OF THE PALESTINE LIBERATION FRONT, THE ISRAELI ARMY SAID TODAY. THEY READ: "GET OUT OF OUR LAND YOU ZIONISTS. DEATH TO YOU AND VICTORY TO THE HEROIC PALESTINIAN PEOPLE."
    (EARLIER THIS MONTH, SABOTAGE ATTACKS AND BORDER INCIDENTS INVOLVING SYRIA LED ISRAEL TO LODGE A COMPLAINT IN THE SECURITY COUNCIL. FRIDAY'S BLAST WAS CARRIED OUT, THE ISRAELI ARMY SAID, BY SYRIAN-SPONSORED SABOTEURS OPERATING FROM JORDAN.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEWF576OJAPMCJ52A2R8EZC7K6
    Media URN:
    VLVAEWF576OJAPMCJ52A2R8EZC7K6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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