• Short Summary

    Blood on the pavement and on a car in Paris May 4 - the latest shooting affray by North Africans, this time against on Algerian member of the French National Assembly.

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    GV Street, cars parked
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    SV Outside deputy's home pan to blood
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    SV Beker's shop pan to X on ground, marks spot where deputy fell
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    CU X in white chalk
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    SV Dusting car for finger prints pan to blood on snear on bonnet
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    CU Bonnet and snears
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    CU Bullet holes in car
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    SCU Side of car, pan to chalk line at rear
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    GV Detectives nearby
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    Initials JHG/S/AW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Blood on the pavement and on a car in Paris May 4 - the latest shooting affray by North Africans, this time against on Algerian member of the French National Assembly. Robert - Abdesselam, 40.

    The shooting believed to be by members of the FLN (the Algerian 'Liberation' Movement) took place outside the Deputy's home. Mr. Abdesselam, one-time internationally known tennis play and on advocate of an Algeria linked firmly to France, encoped with a slight bullet wound on the face - his car protected him from a ball of machinegun bullets, by two overolled men in ambush at a nearby corner.

    The Deputy's uniformed police bodyguard - due for marriage within the week - died from one bullet, falling in the street behind the car.

    Police seized one of the gunmen, aged 24. His accomplice get away. Mr. Abdesselam operated on at a nearby hospital was not in a critical condition.

    Mr. Abdesselam represents on Algeria suburb. A lawyer, he helped put the French come of Algerian integration before the United Nations recently. As a tennis player he was a member of the Davis Cup team 1946-53 and made annual appearances at Wimbledon.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6K9WEYPPEKBIL2K6CG8H46CU9
    Media URN:
    VLVA6K9WEYPPEKBIL2K6CG8H46CU9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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