• Short Summary

    The rifles arrived at the Government building this afternoon for distribution to tribal chiefs returning to their territories.

  • Description


    "Story covered: Belgians hand over arms to tribal chiefs. Location: Government offices for the territories in Elisabethville. Stock: FP 3 16mm Opposition: NBC-CBS-ITN-Belgian TV - Sweden TV. UP not covered.



    Roll 1. Belgian army truck loaded with rifles (Mausers 1996 model) and ammo - several shots of same and CUs



    Several shots of Belgian soldiers unloading rifles with chiefs looking on.



    Cu's of same and chiefs looking on.



    Belgian Administrator calling on chiefs (raising arms as tribes were called.)



    Several shots of chiefs waiting outside building for their weapons.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The rifles arrived at the Government building this afternoon for distribution to tribal chiefs returning to their territories. The weapons were brought in on a Belgian Army truck and unloaded by Belgian soldiers. As of now, while waiting this, the weapons have not been distributed, mainly because of the presence of foreign newsmen witnessing the unloading of arms."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5QPXV6BN0LVK6D3Q4XS5QI1Q4
    Media URN:
    VLVA5QPXV6BN0LVK6D3Q4XS5QI1Q4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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