• Short Summary

    Sixteen left-wing guerrillas were killed in Argentina on Tuesday (24 May) after an army raid on a suburban home in Buenos Aires.

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    GV Street scene PAN TO house
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    CU Bullet holes in wall
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    GV Car and wall riddled with bullet holes (4 shots)
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    General shot of the area where the refuge if found.



    Various shots of the front of the house with bullet shots.



    Various shots of a car with bullet shots.



    Various shots of people looking.



    General shot of the house.



    Close-up of the bullet shot.



    Several shots of the people.




    Initials OS



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Sixteen left-wing guerrillas were killed in Argentina on Tuesday (24 May) after an army raid on a suburban home in Buenos Aires. Three soldiers were also reported wounded.

    SYNOPSIS: The killings took place in a house in the southern suburb of Monte Grande. Army troops surrounded the house before dawn after a tip-off from neighbours that a guerilla meeting was being held. Gunmen fired at the troops from the house and from a parked car.

    Several guerrillas escaped during the fierce gun-battle. Afterwards troops found the bodies of the 16 guerrillas, four of them women. There were also large quantities of arms and documents. Three other separate guerrilla attacks also occurred on Tuesday (24 May). Two policemen were shot dead as they approached car in the southern Bernal suburb and another one was gunned down in central Buenos Aires as he left his home. In the third incident a bomb blast wrecked a synagogue in the central Flores district, the second attack in two weeks. Police said there were no injuries.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA730O0UHR49LE75VE798CYJMCJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA730O0UHR49LE75VE798CYJMCJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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