• Short Summary

    Last night, a few minutes after 10 an explosion caused by a 'mysterious' bomb alerted those who live near the Russian Embassy in Rome.

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    Establishing shot of Russian Embassy, plaque stating that building houses Russian Embassy, views of damages caused to building main entrance, other views of the rest of building, police patrols seen about the Embassy (outside grounds), view of street on which main entrance of Embassy opens: the street is quite deserted. Russian flag still flies in front of building for Revolution Celebration.




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    Background: Last night, a few minutes after 10 an explosion caused by a 'mysterious' bomb alerted those who live near the Russian Embassy in Rome.

    As far as it is possible to know, due to the fact that the Russian Ambassador did not allow either the Carabinieri nor the Civil Police to enter the grounds of the Embassy, refusing entry even to the city's Chief of Police, the explosion was caused by a 'paper-bomb which blew up in the space between the main gate and the main entrance to the building.

    Damages, which can be more or less seen looking thru the gate, boil down to broken window glass and possibly other slight scars on the building itself.

    The Police forces proceed, as best they can due to the circumstances, to investigate the matter and apparently they exclude the possibility that the bomb was thrown into the Embassy grounds either from the street or from the windows of near by buildings.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7IAO914YBA6YUVZ4A1R6VXC3V
    Media URN:
    VLVA7IAO914YBA6YUVZ4A1R6VXC3V
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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