• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH PROTECTORATE OF ADEN IS TENSE FOLLOWING A NEW WAVE OF TERRORIST MURDERS. IN?

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    GV CARS SLOW DOWN AT ROAD BLOCK
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    LV ROAD BLOCK
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    3.
    GV POLICE SEARCH CAR
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    4.
    LV PAN SHOPS AT STEAMER POINT - SCENE OF GRENADE ATTACK
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    5.
    GV DITTO
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    SV BLOODSTAIN ON PAVEMENT
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    7.
    LV PAN SHOPS
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    8.
    GV TRAFFIC PAST AREA
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    9.
    GV PAN AREA WHERE WOMAN KILLED
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    BRITISH SECURITY FORCES SEARCHING VEHICLES; STEAMER POINT AND THE CRESCENT SHOPPING AREA OF ADEN.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE BRITISH PROTECTORATE OF ADEN IS TENSE FOLLOWING A NEW WAVE OF TERRORIST MURDERS. IN THE PAST FORTNIGHT SIX PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED IN ATTACKS IN THE TERRITORY.

    ON FRIDAY A WOMAN TOURIST, MRS. F. BENTLEY, WAS KILLED WHEN A HAND GRENADE WAS THROWN FROM A CAR ONTO THE FOOTPATH OUTSIDE A RESTAURANT AT STEAMER POINT, WHERE SHIPS' PASSENGERS ALIGHT FROM LAUNCHES. MRS. BENTLEY, AGED 42, WAS WITH HER HUSBAND AND A NUMBER OF OTHER PASSENGERS ONLY ONE HUNDRED YARDS FROM THE LAUNCH JETTY WHEN THE GRENADE EXPLODED. THEY HAD BEEN BUYING SOUVENIRS.

    MRS. BENTLEY AND HER HUSBAND WERE RETURNING TO NEW GUINEA ABOARD THE BRITISH FREIGHTER ROSEBANK AFTER LEAVE IN BRITAIN.

    IT IS THE FIRST TIME ANY OF THE HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF TOURISTS WHO VISIT THE DUTY FREE SHOPS OF ADEN EACH YEAR HAS BEEN THE VICTIM OF A TERRORIST ATTACK.

    A DUSK-TO-DAWN CURFEW WAS IMPOSED IN ADEN AFTER EARLIER SHOOTINGS LAST WEEK IN WHICH THREE MEN WERE KILLED AND A BRITISH SOLDIER SERIOUSLY WOUNDED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5FQJYOGLPN8NO2YEU6L8DAM6B
    Media URN:
    VLVA5FQJYOGLPN8NO2YEU6L8DAM6B
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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