Prisoners seize Palermo Gaol and troops with tear-gas are used to stop them.
Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
GV. Palermo prison, prisoners sitting on the gaol roof. LV. & SV. Prisoners sitting on the roof some prisoners holding a banner. LV. Prison, troops sitting in the foreground. TV. Armoured car, camera pans to prison. SV. Prisoners sitting on roof waving and jumping. GV. People watching from another building - residential building next to the prison gates. GV. Troops enter the prison. LV. The roof, prisoners throwing slates from the roof. GV. The troops open fire, camera pans to show the prisoners on the roof. GV. Troops firing. GV. Bullets hitting the wall of the prison with dust flying off. GV. Troops firing. LV. Prisoners on roof throwing things. SV. Three men crawling around on the roof, looking rather confused, camera pans to show man crawling about on a roof.
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