• Short Summary

    Aden's national Liberation Front have seized control of the South Arabian state of Audhali - and to prove it they took a party of journalists in to the state capital, Lodher.

  • Description


    Army vehicles travelling into Lodher; chanting crowd; man speaking; Sultan's palace; NLF soldiers.



    TRANSCRIPT: NLF MAN: So far this question - the answer of this question is not now, yet. We are still discussing this matter with High Command.



    REPORTER: There'll be an answer in a few days, do you think?



    NLF MAN: The answer will be in few days.




    Initials CAN 5842 16MM/NEG. 16MM/POS.
    CAN 5972 16MM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Aden's national Liberation Front have seized control of the South Arabian state of Audhali - and to prove it they took a party of journalists in to the state capital, Lodher.

    The journalists were taken on a five-hour drive to reach Lodher and they were escorted by armed commandos of the National Liberation Front - there to protect them in case the rival nationalist group, the Front for the Liberation of Occupied South Yemen, decided to stage an ambush.

    In Lodher, which FLN commandos claim to have seized on August 24, they were greeted with a noisy demonstration outside the Sultan's Palace. The demonstrators were mainly commandos - typical, according to one reporter, of the sort of people who are beginning to take over the South Arabian Federation.

    The British High Commissioner in Aden, Sir Humphrey Trevelyan, has asked NLF leaders to talk about the possibility of setting up a new government.

    One of the NLF leaders in Lodher was asked about this. He said:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7D0GIHT4ZYPBVQHJ2XQNLUPUY
    Media URN:
    VLVA7D0GIHT4ZYPBVQHJ2XQNLUPUY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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