• Short Summary

    THE COFFINS OF THREE DEAD WERE LAID IN STATE TODAY (THURSDAY) OUTSIDE THE TOWN HALL IN THE ISRAELI TOWN OF KIRYAT SHMONEM, WHICH WAS HIT BY MORTARS AND ROCKETS LAUNCHED BY ARAB GUERILLAS FROM ACROSS THE ISRAELI-LEBANON BORDER YESTERDAY.

  • Description

    THE COFFINS OF THREE DEAD WERE LAID IN STATE TODAY (THURSDAY) OUTSIDE THE TOWN HALL IN THE ISRAELI TOWN OF KIRYAT SHMONEM, WHICH WAS HIT BY MORTARS AND ROCKETS LAUNCHED BY ARAB GUERILLAS FROM ACROSS THE ISRAELI-LEBANON BORDER YESTERDAY.

    THE ISRAELI COMMAND-IN-CHIEF, GENERAL MAYI BARLEV, VISITED THE TOWN TO INSPECT THE DAMAGE.

    KIRYAT SHMONEM STAND ONLY TWO MILES (KMS) FROM THE LEBANON BORDER AND WAS SUBJECTED TO A BARRAGE OF ROCKETS AND MORTARS LAST NIGHT AS MANY PEOPLE WERE LIVING A CINEMA IN THE TOWN. TWO PEOPLE WERE KILLED, AND A THIRD DIED LATER.

    TODAY, THE EL FATAH ARAB GUERILLA ORGANISATION SAID IN BEIRUT THAT THEY WERE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTACK, WHICH WAS IN RETALIATION FOR THE ISRAELI RAID ON BEIRUT AIRPORT ON SATURDAY.

    TODAY, GENERAL BARLEY AND OTHER ISRAELI OFFICERS MADE A TOUR OF THE TOWN, INSPECTING DAMAGE TO STREETS AND BUILDINGS, WHILE MOURNERS FILED PAST THE COFFINS OF THE THREE VICTIMS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAYN5GXL592HWA3UEIY49BG4GE
    Media URN:
    VLVAYN5GXL592HWA3UEIY49BG4GE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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