• Short Summary

    The troubles in Northern Ireland, and particularly in Belfast, where shooting and rock throwing are almost commonplace in the day-to-day battles between Catholic, Protestant and those trying to maintain a semblance of law and order, have taken a new and particularly violent turn.

  • Description

    1.
    CU & SV Nail bomb being cut open and shown (2 shots)
    0.08

    2.
    CU Nail & gelignite bomb removed
    0.14

    3.
    CU Layers of nails revealed inside bomb
    0.20

    4.
    CU Wooden box bomb demonstrated--filled with nails.
    0.26

    5.
    SV & CU Trigger mechanism of above demonstrated (2 shots)
    0.34



    Initials BB/0300 BB/BOB/BB/0308


    TELERECORDING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The troubles in Northern Ireland, and particularly in Belfast, where shooting and rock throwing are almost commonplace in the day-to-day battles between Catholic, Protestant and those trying to maintain a semblance of law and order, have taken a new and particularly violent turn. Newsmen on Sunday were shown the latest weapon being used against British troops. They're nail bombs--lethal packages of gelignite around which are packed long, heavy-duty nails. When exploded the nails are sent flying through the air. During a house-to-house search troops found a new, bigger version of the bomb.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4BOEBT0HDAW2BUWG5DZXSZ4LO
    Media URN:
    VLVA4BOEBT0HDAW2BUWG5DZXSZ4LO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment