• Short Summary

    Some 300 Arab students from the Gaza Strip, who are studying at universities in the United Arab Republic, crossed the Suez Canal on Monday (August 9) to spend the summer vacation at their homes.

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    LV PAN Dayan & officers walk with Tekoah to canal's edge
    0.10

    2.
    SV & CU Dayan
    0.18

    3.
    GV SV & LV Boat with students
    0.38

    4.
    SV Israeli soldiers by Red Cross sign, observer looks through binoculars (3 shots)
    0.45

    5.
    TV & CUs Students out of boat into bus (4 shots)
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    Initials SGM/2120 SGM/2135



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Some 300 Arab students from the Gaza Strip, who are studying at universities in the United Arab Republic, crossed the Suez Canal on Monday (August 9) to spend the summer vacation at their homes. Their crossing, at Kantara, was arranged by the International Red Cross. In all, about 800 students are expected to visit their homes in Gaza under the plan.

    Israeli Defence Minister, Moshe Dayan and Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations, Mr Yosef Tekoah were at the Canal to watch the crossing.

    SYNOPSIS: Israeli Defence Minister, Moshe Dayan and Israeli's Ambassador to the United Nations, Mr Yosef Tekoah, on Monday watched as this summer's first group of Arab students crossed the Canal to visit their homes in the Gaza Strip.

    About 300 Arab students were in the first contingent which crossed the Canal in special boats. The crossing, at Kantara, was arranged through the International Red Cross. About 800 students are expected to visit their homes in Gaza under the plan during the summer vacation.

    The students -- residents of the Gaza Strip -- are all studying at universities in the United Arab Republic. They will all return to their studies in the U.A.R. after spending their summer vacation with their relatives and friends.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA13FP1AT8IMZ1JUX0OG7XRG5RJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA13FP1AT8IMZ1JUX0OG7XRG5RJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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