• Short Summary

    A TWO-HOUSE SECURITY CHECK IN THE RICH OITTOWN OF MIRI, NORTH OF SARAWAK, ON JUNE 5, SURPRISED MOST RESIDENTS.

  • Description

    1.
    MV BRITISH TROOPS MANNING ROADBLOCKS (3 SHOTS)
    0.06

    2.
    MLV MOTORCYCLIST SOPS TO BE CHECKED
    0.10

    3.
    MV LOCAL POLICE OFFICER SEARCHING CAR BOOTH (2 SHOTS)
    0.18

    4.
    MCU CAR OCCUPANTS BEING CHECKED
    0.18

    5.
    MV PASSENGERS CHECKED BEFORE BOARDING BUS (2 SHOTS)
    0.24

    6.
    MLV CHECKING MOTORCYCLIST
    0.25

    7.
    MV POLICE OFFICER LOOKS INTO BRIEFCASE
    0.27

    8.
    MS TWO BRITISH SOLDIERS LOOK ON
    0.28

    9.
    MCU CAR OCCUPANTS STOPPED AND CHECKED
    0.32

    10.
    MLV WOMAN CYCLIST BEING CHECKED
    0.35



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A TWO-HOUSE SECURITY CHECK IN THE RICH OITTOWN OF MIRI, NORTH OF SARAWAK, ON JUNE 5, SURPRISED MOST RESIDENTS.

    OFFICE WORKERS AND HOUSEWIVES WERE STARTLED TO FIND ROAD-BLOCKS ALL OVER THE TOWN MANNED BY ARMED BRITISH TROOPS AND THE LOCAL POLICE.

    THE TROOPS WERE FROM THE QUEEN'S OWN HIGHLANDERS NOW STATIONED IN SARAWAK FOLLOWING A SERIES OF ARMED BANDIT ATTACKS ALONG HER BORDERS SOME MONTHS AGO.

    CAR OCCUPANTS, PEDESTRIANS AND CYCLISTS WERE STOPPED AND CHECKED. IT WAS LAUNCHED WITHOUT PRIOR PUBIC WARNING, THE AUTHORITIES CONCERNED ARE PLANNING FOR MORE SUCH CHECKS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA4T7BMJBO10TSF3HUL83VYLXD
    Media URN:
    VLVAA4T7BMJBO10TSF3HUL83VYLXD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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