• Short Summary

    A prank by students of Montevideo University on Saturday resulted in the death of one of them.

  • Description

    1.
    GV University building (2 shots)
    0.11

    2.
    CU and SV Flag flying at half mast.
    0.21

    3.
    SV Banners and placards outside University (3 shots)
    0.35

    4.
    SV Student hands pamphlet to man in car.
    0.38

    5.
    SV Slogans chalked on walls (3 shots)
    0.50

    6.
    CU Newspaper headlines (2 shots)
    0.54

    7.
    SV PAN roof of University where students hid during violence. (2 shots)
    1.02

    8.
    SCU Bullet holes in wall.
    1.10

    9.
    CU Corpse in coffin (3 shots)
    1.22



    Initials VS/23.00 VS/23.11



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A prank by students of Montevideo University on Saturday resulted in the death of one of them. The students attempted to stop a bus to collect money from the passengers to buy food for a new canteen. The bus driver started arguing with the students and shots were fired. The students ran into the University grounds. From the top of a building under construction they threw stones at the bus. Police officers were called in and opened fire. A student was shot as he attempted to escape into the building. Yesterday slogans were painted on walls and motorists were handed pamphlets protesting over the police action.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5XOYUOS0R6EVTYA9EH9B4PF3C
    Media URN:
    VLVA5XOYUOS0R6EVTYA9EH9B4PF3C
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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