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    27th of December completes three years of the landing of Soviet troops in Afghanistan.

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    Afghans marching towards USSR embassy carrying banners, shouting slogans. Afghan women and children also in the procession.
    70 ft


    Soviet Embassy, flag and police guarding.
    96 ft


    Afghans shouting slogans outside the Embassy, banners, burning Soviet flag etc.





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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 27th of December completes three years of the landing of Soviet troops in Afghanistan. In many parts of the world Afghan refugees observed the anniversary by demonstrations outside the Soviet embassies demanding withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan. In New Delhi apart from hunger strikes, hundreds of Afghan men, women and children marched to the Embassy of Soviet Union to protest. They carried placards and banners protesting against continued presence of Soviet troops on Afghan soil. The embassy was guarded by a strong contingent of Delhi police. Outside the Embassy Afghans shouted slogans, and symbolically burnt the Red flag of Soviet Union.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9C3HGI89ECVOF0GQMLZWBHNYX
    Media URN:
    VLVA9C3HGI89ECVOF0GQMLZWBHNYX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/12/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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