• Short Summary

    IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE PRO-NASSER DEMONSTRATIONS IN ADEN, THE DOCKS AND MANY OF THE SHOPS STILL REMAIN CLOSED.

  • Description


    EMPTY HARBOUR; BRITISH ARMOURED CARS TOUR STREETS, IDLE CRANES; UNLOADED BARGES AND PACKING-CASES.




    Initials IF/VS/JH/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE PRO-NASSER DEMONSTRATIONS IN ADEN, THE DOCKS AND MANY OF THE SHOPS STILL REMAIN CLOSED. A GENERAL STRIKE FOLLOWED THE EGYPTIAN LEADER'S ANNOUNCEMENT, SINCE REVOKED THAT HE WAS GOING TO RESIGN, AND AS A RESULT ADEN PORT IS STILL CLOSED TO SHIPS.

    ONE IMMEDIATE RESULT OF THE DOCK CLOSURE HAS BEEN THE RAPID INCREASE IN THE PRICE OF FOOD. MANY ITEMS OF STAPLE DIET ARE BECOMING HARD TO GET. THE PORT NORMALLY HANDLES BOTH CIVILIAN AND MILITARY FOODSTUFFS, BUT WHILE THE STRIKE AGGRAVATED BY A LABOUR DISPUTE CONTINUES THE CASES OF FOOD AND ESSENTIAL MILITARY BUILDING MATERIALS THAT LINE THE DOCKSIDE WILL REMAIN UNOPENED.

    IT HAS BEEN SUGGESTED THAT SOLDIERS COULD BE MOBILISED TO MAN THE DOCKS IN THE EVENT OF THE EMERGENCY CONTINUING BUT THIS HAS YET TO BE CONFIRMED AT OFFICIAL LEVELS.

    THERE IS STILL CONSIDERABLE ANTI-BRITISH AND ANTI JEWISH FEELING IN THE TOWN, SHOWING ITSELF IN DEMONSTRATIONS AND PILLAGING OF JEWISH SHOPS. MANY OF THESE SHOPS HAVE BEEN BURNED AND LOOTED, AND SEVERAL JEWS KILLED DURING THE VIOLENCE. A NUMBER ARE NOW UNDER PROTECTION IN ADEN HOTELS AND THERE ARE PLANS TO FLY OUT TO ISRAEL NEARLY 140 OF ADEN'S JEWISH RESIDENTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1V87YW986ZUR0KC4Z33C12ST8
    Media URN:
    VLVA1V87YW986ZUR0KC4Z33C12ST8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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