• Short Summary

    AN EXPLOSION ROCKED THE MAIN POLICE STATION AT GERMISTON, A HEAVY INDUSTRIAL CENTRE EIGHT MILES FROM JOHANNESBURG, DAMAGING INDUSTRIAL CENTRE EIGHT MILES FROM JOHANNESBURG, DAMAGING BUILDINGS AND VEHICLES.

  • Description


    EXPLOSION AFTERMATH: HOLE IN THE WALL OF THE POLICE STATION, DAMAGED POLICE STOREROOM ROOF: DEBRIS OVER A WIDE AREA: DAMAGED POST OFFICE NEXT TO THE POLICE STATION AND OTHER BUILDINGS ON BUSY QUEEN STREET.




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    Background: AN EXPLOSION ROCKED THE MAIN POLICE STATION AT GERMISTON, A HEAVY INDUSTRIAL CENTRE EIGHT MILES FROM JOHANNESBURG, DAMAGING INDUSTRIAL CENTRE EIGHT MILES FROM JOHANNESBURG, DAMAGING BUILDINGS AND VEHICLES. THE EXPLOSION OCCURRED AT 5.30 AM CET AND WAS HEARD UP TO THREE MILES. POLICE BELIEVE A BOMB COULD HAVE BEEN CONCEALED IN A SHOPPING BAG WHICH WAS SEEN 15 MINUTES BEFORE THE EXPLOSION, NEXT TO THE STORE ROOM WALL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5FYA3G68HH8PGA84HF7Y5VH9Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA5FYA3G68HH8PGA84HF7Y5VH9Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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