• Short Summary

    THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS YESTERDAY (MONDAY) SENT AN AIRCRAFT-LOAD OF MEDICINE, BLOOD PLASMA, BANDAGES, TENTS AND BLANKETS TO KARACHI.

  • Description

    1.
    NIGHT SV MEDICAL SUPPLIES ON TROLLEY BEING WHEELED TOWARDS AIRCRAFT.
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    2.
    CU CRATES WITH RED CROSS SIGN.
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    3.
    SV MEN LOADING BOXES ONTO CONVEYOR BELT LEADING INTO AIRCRAFT (2 SHOTS)
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    4.
    CU STACKING CRATE INTO AIRCRAFT.
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    5.
    GV CRATES INSIDE AIRCRAFT.
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    Initials CO.18.16 GL/AW/CO.18.40



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    Background: THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS YESTERDAY (MONDAY) SENT AN AIRCRAFT-LOAD OF MEDICINE, BLOOD PLASMA, BANDAGES, TENTS AND BLANKETS TO KARACHI. A RED CROSS OFFICIAL, DR. EDWIN SPIRGI, OF SWITZERLAND, TRAVELLED WITH THE CONSIGNMENT.

    A FOUR-MAN SWISS TEAM, LED BY M. MICHEL MARTIN, FLEW TO KARACHI ON SUNDAY. IT WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY THAT M. PIERRE GAILLARDE, DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, IS TO HEAD THE RED CROSS EFFORT IN PAKISTAN.

    THE RED CROSS WAS HOPING ITS RELIEF MATERIALS WOULD BE ALLOWED TO OVERFLY INDIAN TERRITORY AND LAND AT DACCA, BUT THERE WAS NO IMMEDIATE NEWS OF THE RESULT OF NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE INDIAN AND PAKISTAN AUTHORITIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6QG1P7Q8V2XGICV2LHD8BVIZN
    Media URN:
    VLVA6QG1P7Q8V2XGICV2LHD8BVIZN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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