• Short Summary

    ISRAELI FORCES ARE REPORTED TO HAVE MADE EXTENSIVE GAINS AFTER TWO DAYS OF THE CONFLICT WITH ARAB FORCES.

  • Description


    THIS EXCLUSIVE FILM WAS SHOT YESTERDAY (MONDAY) ON THE GAZA STRIP AND SHOWS ISRAELI MORTAR FIRE ON EGYPTIAN POSITIONS: ISRAELI TROOPS EMPLACEMENTS ON THE BORDER; A PRESS BRIEFING BY AN ISRAELI ARMY OFFICER; THE AFTERMATH OF A MORTAR AND ARTILLERY ATTACK ON NAHAL OZ KIBBUTZ; AFTER-MATH OF BOMBING OF CHEMICAL FACTORY.



    "BRIEFING OFFICER: "YOU HAD MORTAR FIRE OF VARIOUS CALI?RES INCLUDING HEAVY MORTARS AND ARTILLERY FIRE.THE MAIN POINT THE COMMANDER HERE NOSES THAT THEY PREFERRED AIMING AT THE SETTLEMENT RATHER THAN OUR FORWARD POSITIONS WHICH ARE, AS YOU UNDERSTAND OUT OF THE SETTLEMENT.IN FACT,AT PROPER FROM THE SOUTH. I UNDERSTAND HERE THAT KHANJUNIS, KHANJUNIS IS OCCUPIED NOW KHANJUNIS, KHANJUNIS HAS BEEN TAKEN BY OUR FORCES AND AN ATTACK IS BEING DEVELOPED FACING NORTH TOWARDS GAZA FROM INSIDE THE GAZA HURRY PERHAPS SO WE WILL TRY TO BE BRIEF ABOUT IT."



    BRIEFING OFFICER:"YES, YES THE COW SHEDS HAVE SUFFERED DAMAGE.ABOUT TWENTY CATTLE, COWS, ABOUT TWENTY COWS.



    QUESTION: "ANY INJURIES AMONG HUMANS?"



    BRIEFING OFFICER: "NOT YET."



    (ISRAEL TONIGHT (TUESDAY) WELCOMED A CALL BY THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL FOR AN IMMEDIATE CEASEFIRE, BUT WARNED THAT IMPLEMENTATION DEPENDED "ON ABSOLUTE AND SINCERE ACCEPTANCE AND COOPERATION OF THE OTHER PARTIES". THE CEASEFIRE CALL WAS UNANIMOUSLY ENDORSED BY THE SECURITY COUNCIL AFTER LENGTHY DISCUSSIONS BETWEEN WESTERN AND EASTERN DELEGATES).




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    Background: ISRAELI FORCES ARE REPORTED TO HAVE MADE EXTENSIVE GAINS AFTER TWO DAYS OF THE CONFLICT WITH ARAB FORCES. TODAY (TUESDAY) ISRAELI TROOPS PUSHED ACROSS THE GAZA STRIP, CAPTURING THE EGYPTIAN CITY OF GAZA. TONIGHT ISRAELI FORCES WERE SAID TO BE MOVING TOWARDS THE SUEZ CANAL ZONE.

    ON THE JORDAN FRONT JORDANIAN FORCES ARE REPORTED TO BE NEARLY IN COLLAPSE AFTER BEING PINNED DOWN IN ISOLATED UNITS.

    THE FILM WAS SHOT BEFORE THE ISRAELI ADVANCE ON GAZA. ISRAELI OFFICIALS REPORTED THAT THE NAHAL OZ KIBBUTZ WAS FIRED ON BY EGYPTIAN MORTAR UNITS.

    ISRAELI FORCES MOVED INTO THE GAZA STRIP AFTER SEVERAL SHELLS FELL WITHIN THE KIBBUTZ, KILLING TWENTY COWS RAZING A COW SHED.

    THE EGYPTIANS ARE REPORTED TO HAVE RESUMED THEIR ATTACK. IN THE NEARBY TOWNSHIP OF ASKHALON, CIVIL DEFENCE WORKERS WARNED HOUSE-HOLDERS TO LEAVE THEIR HOMES AND TAKE COVER.HOWEVER, NO CASUALTIES WERE REPORTED.

    AT NATANIA, A CHEMICAL FACTORY WAS DESTROYED BY BOMBS.ISRAELI OFFICIALS SAID THE ATTACK ON THE FACTORY HAD BEEN LAUNCHED BY JORDANIAN HUNTER JETS. ALTHOUGH THE FACTORY WAS SEVERELY DAMAGED THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF ANY CASUALTIES.

    AT THE NAHAL OZ KIBBUTZ A SENIOR ISRAELI ARMY OFFICER GAVE A PRESS BRIEFING, DESCRIBING THE THEN PROPOSED ASSAULT ON GAZA, AND THE ATTACK ON THE KIBBUTZ.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1GIY0Q86J9VEPQYXHE24WV1XS
    Media URN:
    VLVA1GIY0Q86J9VEPQYXHE24WV1XS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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