• Short Summary

    The first look at the "buffer zone" finally established on March 5th, with the final UN inspection of the positions of Egyptian and Israeli forces, was given to a groups of newsmen brought by bus from Cairo.

  • Description

    1.
    United Nations Emergency Force (U.N.E.F.) Commander Ensi Siilsvuo, at outpost near Irish Battalion HQ in Buffer Zone, talks to visiting newsmen.


    2.
    UN Soldiers mine clearing on approach road.


    3.
    Irish Battalion Commander, Col Patrick Allen, briefs newsmen on buffer zone.


    4.
    UN soldiers show how mines found while, big tanks, of Egyptian forces, operated by Egyptian troops, make mine clearing passes over fields, in preparation for individual search. Mine is turned up and left in place, marked with red flags.


    5.
    Marked mines are exploded. No attempt is made to move mines. Charges are attached and exploded from a distance.


    6.
    Israeli side of buffer zone.


    7.
    Suez Canal.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The first look at the "buffer zone" finally established on March 5th, with the final UN inspection of the positions of Egyptian and Israeli forces, was given to a groups of newsmen brought by bus from Cairo. General Siilsvuo read a prepared statement and the sector commander briefed newsmen. A major preoccupation of the UNEF forces are the thousands of mines sewn across the Sinai. Egyptian forces are assisting the clearing the Egyptian side, and Israelis on their side.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1IANS4GFZXA7KU16AMICK0YO1
    Media URN:
    VLVA1IANS4GFZXA7KU16AMICK0YO1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:09:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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